Minnesota Department of Agriculture - Seed Regulatory Program


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Contact Information

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Licenses

We track the following licenses with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture - Seed Regulatory Program in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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Minnesota Seed Permit - Category A or B

Agency:Minnesota Department of Agriculture - Seed Regulatory Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Notes:
  • Category A permits are issued for labelers selling 50,000 pounds or less of agricultural seed in Minnesota per calendar year.
  • Category B permits are issued for labelers selling flower, vegetable, and wildflower seed packed for use in home gardens or household plantings in Minnesota.
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Fact Checked:1/22/21

Initial Registration

Form:

Seed Permit Application

Agency Fee:

$75 for a category A permit and between $75 and $4,500 (based on expected annual gross sales) for a category B permit.

Fact Checked:1/22/21

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$75 for a category A permit and between $75 and $4,500 (based on annual gross sales) for a category B permit.

Due:

Annually

Notes:

Permit renewal applications are sent in the mail in early December each year.

Fact Checked:1/22/21

Minnesota Seed Permit - Category C

Agency:Minnesota Department of Agriculture - Seed Regulatory Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Notes:

Category C permits are issued for labelers selling more than 50,000 pounds of agricultural seed in Minnesota per calendar year.

Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Fact Checked:1/22/21

Initial Registration

Form:

Seed Permit Application

Agency Fee:

$75

Fact Checked:1/22/21

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Category C permits are permanent and do not need to be renewed.

Supplemental Reporting

Agency Fee:

Fees are based on the tonnage or units sold.

Notes:

Category C permit holders must submit semi-annual reports in lieu of a renewal requirement.

Fact Checked:1/22/21

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