Driver's License



Written Exam - Given in Marshall Every Monday and Tuesday from 8:00am - 11:15am & 12:30pm - 3:45pm

Driving Exams - By Appointment Only

 Located at 601 N. Highway 59

Telephone 537-7024  


Drivers License Manual

Schedule Road Test


Title and Registration

Automobile title and registration is not available at the Lyon County Government Center. Please visit their location at 302 W. Redwood St in Marshall for those services. 


DL/ID Fees

*Beginning July 2015 CDL driver's are required to bring proof of citizenship for renewals 

Driver’s Licenses


Class A, regular*


Class A, under age 21*


Class B, regular or under age 21*


Class C, regular or under age 21*


School Bus Processing Fee - original and renewal applications


Class D, regular or under age 21


Provisional Driver’s License


Class D Provisional License upgrade to under age 21 driver’s license-no violations on record ($3.50 credit)


Duplicate Driver’s License - all classes



Identification Cards


Under Age 65


Age 65 and Older


Physical Disability, Developmental Disability or Qualified Mental Illness





Class D Instruction Permit (valid for 2 years)


*Class A, B or C Instruction Permit

no fee

Endorsement Examination Fees


Motorcycle Instruction Permit/Endorsement Fee


Motorcycle Endorsement Renewal (2-wheel only)




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Tax Forfeited Land Auction 2018

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the parcels of land described in the List of Tax-Forfeited Land #2018-1, that is contained herein, shall be sold to the highest bidder at public sale.  The sale will be governed by the provisions of Minn. Stat. § 282.01 and by the resolution of the Lyon County Board of Commissioners authorizing said sale.  All property is sold “as is” and may not conform to local building and zoning ordinances.  Lyon County makes no warranty that the land is “buildable.” 

The minimum bid acceptable will not be lower than the basic sale price.  Other charges to be collected at the sale include a 3% surcharge for state assurance account, recording fee of $46, state deed fee of $25, and the state deed tax.  The balances of special assessments subject to reassessment shown in the List of Tax-Forfeited Land #2018-1 are amounts that were levied before and canceled at forfeiture. These are not included in the basic sale price but may be reassessed by the municipality.  The approved County resolution included the following:

  1. All parcels of tax-forfeited land listed on the List of Tax Forfeited Land be classified as non-conservation land;
  2. The basic sale price of each parcel on the List of Tax Forfeited Land #2018-1 be approved and authorization for a public sale of this land be granted, pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 282.01;
  3. The sale will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, April 5, 2019 by the Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer in the Commissioner Room at 607 West Main St. in Marshall, for not less than the basic sale price; and that all sales shall be full payment with cash, check, or money order at the time of the sale.


Parcel Identification Number


Basic Sale Price

Shelburne Township

1547 141st St.


 Corner of 141st St. & 155th Ave.

$5,000.00  [Image]

City of Balaton

250 1st St.


 Between N. Washington Ave. & N. Central Ave.

$1,000.00  [Image]

City of Cottonwood

79 E. Cottonwood St. (Bare Lot)


 Between Railway St. & East 1st St. South

*House & garage have been demolished


City of Florence

(Bare Lot)


 On Roosevelt St. next to alley


City of Garvin

(Bare Lot)


 On Polk St. between 1st St. & 2nd St.

$500.00  [Image]

601 4th St. (Bare Lot) 24-100077-0

 Corner of 3rd St., Adams St. & 4th St.

*House & garage scheduled for demolition


(Bare Lot)


 On Sheridan St. between 3rd St. & 4th St.

$500.00  [Image]

City of Marshall

620 W. Main St.(Bare Lot)


 Corner of West Main St. & North 7th St.


City of Tracy

225 Union St.


 Between East 1st St. & East 2nd St.

$2,000.00  [Image]

 Map link locations are for reference only. For exact property boundaries, a survey must be obtained.

For additional information, click on the attachments below.


Forfeited Land Available for Sale


The below list of properties were not sold at a public auction and may be purchased by paying the basic sale price, plus the applicable fees and costs, with cash, check or money order at the Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer’s office (2nd floor of Government Center at 607 West Main St in Marshall). The basic sale price cannot be changed until the parcel is reappraised, republished, and again offered at a subsequent public auction.

Township or City/Address Parcel Identification Number Location Basic Sales Price
City of Tracy      

213 Elm St. (Bare Lot)

31.136005.0   $500.00

  Map link locations are for reference only. For exact property boundaries a survey must be obtained.

For additional information, click on the attachments below.

New Construction Abatement

The purpose of the Lyon County Tax Abatement Policy for New Construction of Single and Multi-Family Homes is to provide incentives in Lyon County to encourage the construction of new owner occupied and residential rental housing units and increase the value of the future tax base for Lyon County taxpayers. 

Any person or entity who constructs a new single family home, duplex, or multi-family complex consisting of 12 units or less, and who files application material and seeks formal approval from Lyon County between July 1, 2018, and December 31, 2022, may be eligible to receive a tax abatement of the County’s share of increased real estate taxes as a result of building newly constructed housing or a home, for a period of four (4) years provided all of the following are met:

  1. Property is located within Lyon County and zoned and permitted properly for the proposed development project.
  2. The applicant has not and will not receive other local public financial assistance (tax increment financing/TIF, Workforce Housing, Small Cities Development Program), however, this program will coordinate with other local government tax abatement programs.
  3. Project is built to building codes adopted at the time building permit is obtained.
  4. Property taxes are current and paid on time and in full.
  5. Program approval is obtained for construction beginning after January 1, 2018.
Read more: New Construction Abatement

Notice of Expiration of Redemption


You are hereby notified that the parcels of real property described below and located in Lyon County, Minnesota, are subject to forfeiture to the state of Minnesota because of the nonpayment of delinquent property taxes, special assessments, penalties, interest, and costs levied on those parcels.

The time for redemption from forfeiture expires if a redemption is not made by the later of (1) 60 days after service of this notice on all persons having an interest in the parcels or (2) May 14, 2018. The redemption must be made in the Auditor/Treasurer’s office.




Read more: Notice of Expiration of Redemption

Find and/or Pay Your Property Tax Online

You can find a tax statement, value notice, or truth-in-taxation (TNT) notice for a parcel by using our online tax database and/or can also pay by credit or debit card.

1)  Open http://cpuimei.com/tax/disclaimer_value.asp?cid=42
2)  Agree to the disclaimer by accepting terms.
3)  Type in name, address, or parcel number as the example shows.  You can use an asterisk (*) as a wildcard.
4)  Two records for each parcel should appear.

      a)  Click on the "201x Tax" record to provide options for the tax statements for the current and previous year.

      b)  Click on the "201x Value for Tax Payable 201y" record to provide options for the value notice for the current and previous year and for the current year truth-in-taxation (TNT) notice.


To view a tax statement, after 1-4a above --  On the top right corner of the screen click the button to view the tax statement for either the previous or current tax year.  Print or save, if so desired.

To pay by credit or debit card, after 1-4a above -- Near the middle of the screen click the button to Pay by Credit Card and complete form.  (The vendor charges a convenience fee of 2.49%.)  You are able to add additional parcels to the shopping cart and can choose an amount to pay.


If you have any questions or problems you can reach the Auditor/Treasurer's office at 507 537-6724 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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Lyon County Landfill

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Auditor / Treasurer

E. J. Moberg
607 West Main Street
Marshall, MN 56258
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