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 applied for a new license and paid the application fee for the class of license involved;
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.
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.
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.
10 SR 1427; 15 SR 2406; L 2000 c 478 art 2 s 7; 27 SR 707
September 9, 2005