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For-hire passenger carriers in Minnesota


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MnDOT offers tips on renting limousines, party buses

When renting buses, limousines and other passenger vehicles, taking extra measures can help ensure safe travel. Learn more.


  • If you are a for-hire driver who carriers 8 to 15 passengers (including the driver), annual inspections are required by a MnDOT investigator.
  • A driver must meet the driver qualification requirements under Minn. Rule §8880.0800 including an initial criminal background check.