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DHS announces deadline for NetStudy 2.0 fingerprint and photo background studies

The Department of Human Services (DHS) has set June 30, 2020 as the deadline to have fingerprints and photos taken for NetStudy 2.0 background studies submitted before April 6, 2020.

For more information, see the latest bulletin from DHS.

Vehicle inspections temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 pandemic

In response to Governor Walz’s Stay Safe MN Executive Order, MnDOT’s Office of Freight and Commercial Vehicle Operations will temporarily suspend conducting vehicle inspections while the Executive Order is in effect.

Vehicles whose inspections were due in April or May will be rescheduled.

Any questions may be directed to Michael McKay at 651-366-3674 or mike.mckay@state.mn.us.

Are You New to Vehicle Inspections?

Check out our PowerPoint presentation on The STS Vehicle Inspection Process: A Guide for New Drivers, and learn what to expect when your vehicle gets inspected.


Special Transportation Service providers play a critical role in the safe transportation of the elderly and disabled. MnDOT’s role is to take action to ensure STS providers meet state and federal safety requirements, with the goal of making sure all passengers reach their destination safely. Learn more about STS.