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Subpart 1.


Except as stated in part 7503.1800, the commissioner shall not reinstate a driver's license or nonresident driving privilege after revocation under current or former Minnesota Statutes, section 169.121, 169.123, 169A.52, 169A.54, or 171.17, unless:


the revocation period has expired;


the person has paid a reinstatement fee as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 171.29;


the person has applied for a new license and paid the application fee for the class of license involved;


the person has passed the driver's license examination required for issuance of a license as specified under parts 7410.4000 to 7410.5600 and Minnesota Statutes, section 171.13; and


if the incident is a second conviction under current or former Minnesota Statutes, section 169.121, 169.129, or 169A.20, the person has submitted a certification from the court that:


the court-ordered treatment or rehabilitation has been completed; or


temporary reinstatement is agreed to by the petitioner and respondent because of a delay in hearing.

Subp. 2.

Notice of expiration of revocation period.

The commissioner shall notify a person whose period of revocation has expired. The notice must be sent by first class mail, and shall contain a statement informing the person of the conditions of reinstatement and the consequences of driving prior to reinstatement.

Subp. 3.

Reinstatement order; time of reinstatement.

The driver's license of the subject of a reinstatement notice as specified in subpart 2, must be reinstated on the date and time the reinstatement notice is issued to the subject by the commissioner.


The reinstatement notice may be issued by first class mail to the residential address on file with the department, or transmitted by facsimile or electronic means.


Reinstatement of the subject's driver's license is not effective until the reinstatement notice is issued.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.06; 169.128; 169.798; 169A.75; 171.165; 299A.01


10 SR 1427; 15 SR 2406; L 2000 c 478 art 2 s 7; 27 SR 707

Published Electronically:

September 9, 2005