Licenses & Permits
Birth, Death, & Marriage
Browse a list of certificates and licenses related to births, deaths and marriages within Scott County, with directions on how to obtain official documentation.
Learn how to obtain different types of building permits from the Building Inspections department.
Child Care Licensing
Learn how to become a properly licensed child care provider in Scott County.
Drivers Licenses & IDs
Learn how to apply for or renew your driver's license or state-issued ID, including REAL ID, through our Customer Service counter. Appointments are required for some transactions, so please plan ahead.
Residents who want to apply for permits to purchase or transfer handguns must apply in person to the police department in the city in which they live.
Foster Care Licensing
Learn how potential foster and adoptive parents go through a similar process to be licensed and approved. Minnesota requires foster parents to meet licensing prior to placement. Scott County may place a child with a relative who is not licensed at the time of placement as long as the relative promptly completes the licensing process and meets the required standards.
The Physical Development Department (formerly Public Works/Highway) administers a permit program with an objective of preventing damage to roadways and maintaining traffic safety and convenience.
Lake & Event Permits
Find information about applying for a lake and event permit through the Sheriff's Office, including forms and submission requirements.
Apply for a motor vehicle license or permit through our Customer Service counter. Appointments are required for certain transactions.
Apply for or renew your passport through our Customer Services counter. Appointments are required for certain types of transactions.
See the various professional licenses that are offered within Scott County.
Learn about applying for or renewing your vehicle tabs through our Customer Service counter.