Minnesota Business Licenses

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Did you know the rules to create and run a compliant LLC, corporation, nonprofit, or other entity are different in every state? We are specialists in business filings and licensing, including in Minnesota.

Minnesota State Licensing Agencies

Below is a listing of the state-level licensing agencies within Minnesota that a business should check for business license requirements.

  • Attorney General - Charities
  • Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design
  • Board of Pharmacy
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Commerce - Licensing Unit
  • Department of Labor and Industry
  • Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
  • Department of Public Safety - Liquor Control Division
  • Department of Revenue
  • Licensing
  • Secretary of State
  • State Board of Accountancy
  • Unemployment Insurance Program

Minnesota Local Business Licences

Below is a listing of the local jurisdictions within Minnesota that a business should check for local business license requirements.

County / Parish

  • Aitkin County
  • Anoka County
  • Becker County
  • Beltrami County
  • Benton County
  • Big Stone County
  • Blue Earth County
  • Brown County
  • Carlton County
  • Carver County
  • Cass County
  • Chippewa County
  • Chisago County
  • Clay County
  • Clearwater County
  • Cook County
  • Cottonwood County
  • Crow Wing County
  • Dakota County
  • Dodge County
  • Douglas County
  • Faribault County
  • Fillmore County
  • Freeborn County
  • Goodhue County
  • Grant County
  • Hennepin County
  • Houston County
  • Hubbard County
  • Isanti County
  • Itasca County
  • Jackson County
  • Kanabec County
  • Kandiyohi County
  • Kittson County
  • Koochiching County
  • Lac qui Parle County
  • Lake County
  • Lake of the Woods County
  • Le Sueur County
  • Lincoln County
  • Lyon County
  • Mahnomen County
  • Marshall County
  • Martin County
  • McLeod County
  • Meeker County
  • Mille Lacs County
  • Morrison County
  • Mower County
  • Murray County
  • Nicollet County
  • Nobles County
  • Norman County
  • Olmsted County
  • Otter Tail County
  • Pennington County
  • Pine County
  • Pipestone County
  • Polk County
  • Pope County
  • Ramsey County
  • Red Lake County
  • Redwood County
  • Renville County
  • Rice County
  • Rock County
  • Roseau County
  • Scott County
  • Sherburne County
  • Sibley County
  • St. Louis County
  • Stearns County
  • Steele County
  • Stevens County
  • Swift County
  • Todd County
  • Traverse County
  • Wabasha County
  • Wadena County
  • Waseca County
  • Washington County
  • Watonwan County
  • Wilkin County
  • Winona County
  • Wright County
  • Yellow Medicine County

City / Borough / Municipality / Neighborhood

  • Ada
  • Adams
  • Adrian
  • Afton
  • Aitkin
  • Albany
  • Albert Lea
  • Alberta
  • Albertville
  • Alden
  • Alexandria
  • Altura
  • Andover
  • Annandale
  • Anoka
  • Apple Valley
  • Appleton
  • Arden Hills
  • Argyle
  • Arlington
  • Ashby
  • Askov
  • Atwater
  • Audubon
  • Aurora
  • Austin
  • Avon
  • Backus
  • Badger
  • Bagley
  • Balaton
  • Barnesville
  • Barnum
  • Barrett
  • Battle Lake
  • Baudette
  • Baxter
  • Bayport
  • Beardsley
  • Becker
  • Belgrade
  • Belle Plaine
  • Bellingham
  • Beltrami
  • Belview
  • Bemidji
  • Benson
  • Bertha
  • Bethel
  • Big Lake
  • Bigfork
  • Bird Island
  • Blackduck
  • Blaine
  • Blomkest
  • Blooming Prairie
  • Bloomington
  • Blue Earth
  • Borup
  • Braham
  • Brainerd
  • Brandon
  • Breckenridge
  • Breezy Point
  • Bricelyn
  • Brimson
  • Brooklyn Center
  • Brooklyn Park
  • Brooten
  • Browerville
  • Browns Valley
  • Brownsdale
  • Brownsville
  • Brownton
  • Bruno
  • Buffalo
  • Buhl
  • Burnsville
  • Butterfield
  • Byron
  • Caledonia
  • Cambridge
  • Campbell
  • Canby
  • Cannon Falls
  • Carlton
  • Carver
  • Cass Lake
  • Center City
  • Champlin
  • Chanhassen
  • Chaska
  • Chatfield
  • Chisago City
  • Chisholm
  • Chokio
  • Circle Pines
  • Clara City
  • Clarissa
  • Clarkfield
  • Clear Lake
  • Clearbrook
  • Clearwater
  • Clements
  • Cleveland
  • Climax
  • Clinton
  • Cloquet
  • Cohasset
  • Cokato
  • Cold Spring
  • Coleraine
  • Collegeville
  • Cologne
  • Columbia Heights
  • Comfrey
  • Cook
  • Coon Rapids
  • Cosmos
  • Cottage Grove
  • Cottonwood
  • Cromwell
  • Crookston
  • Crosby
  • Crosslake
  • Crystal
  • Crystal Bay
  • Cyrus
  • Dakota
  • Danube
  • Darwin
  • Dassel
  • Dawson
  • Dayton
  • Deer River
  • Delano
  • Detroit Lakes
  • Dilworth
  • Dodge Center
  • Dover
  • Duluth
  • Eagan
  • Eagle Bend
  • Eagle Lake
  • East Grand Forks
  • Easton
  • Echo
  • Eden Prairie
  • Eden Valley
  • Edgerton
  • Edina
  • Eitzen
  • Elbow Lake
  • Elgin
  • Elk River
  • Elko New Market
  • Ellsworth
  • Ely
  • Elysian
  • Emily
  • Erskine
  • Esko
  • Evansville
  • Eveleth
  • Excelsior
  • Fairfax
  • Fairmont
  • Falcon Heights
  • Faribault
  • Farmington
  • Fergus Falls
  • Fertile
  • Finlayson
  • Fisher
  • Floodwood
  • Foley
  • Forest Lake
  • Fosston
  • Franklin
  • Frazee
  • Freeborn
  • Fridley
  • Fulda
  • Garfield
  • Gaylord
  • Gibbon
  • Gilbert
  • Glencoe
  • Glenville
  • Glenwood
  • Glyndon
  • Golden Valley
  • Good Thunder
  • Goodhue
  • Goodridge
  • Graceville
  • Granada
  • Grand Marais
  • Grand Meadow
  • Grand Portage
  • Grand Rapids
  • Grandy
  • Granite Falls
  • Greenbush
  • Grey Eagle
  • Grove City
  • Grygla
  • Hackensack
  • Hallock
  • Halstad
  • Ham Lake
  • Hamel
  • Hancock
  • Hanska
  • Harmony
  • Hastings
  • Hawley
  • Hayfield
  • Hector
  • Henderson
  • Henning
  • Herman
  • Hermantown
  • Heron Lake
  • Hewitt
  • Hibbing
  • Hill City
  • Hills
  • Hinckley
  • Hoffman
  • Holdingford
  • Hopkins
  • Houston
  • Howard Lake
  • Hoyt Lakes
  • Hugo
  • Hutchinson
  • International Falls
  • Inver Grove Heights
  • Ironton
  • Isanti
  • Isle
  • Ivanhoe
  • Jackson
  • Janesville
  • Jeffers
  • Jordan
  • Kandiyohi
  • Karlstad
  • Kasota
  • Kasson
  • Keewatin
  • Kelliher
  • Kenyon
  • Kerkhoven
  • Kettle River
  • Kiester
  • Kimball
  • Knife River
  • La Crescent
  • Lafayette
  • Lake Benton
  • Lake City
  • Lake Crystal
  • Lake Elmo
  • Lake Lillian
  • Lake Park
  • Lakefield
  • Lakeville
  • Lamberton
  • Lancaster
  • Lanesboro
  • Laporte
  • Le Center
  • Le Roy
  • Le Sueur
  • Leonard
  • Lester Prairie
  • Lewiston
  • Lewisville
  • Lindstrom
  • Lino Lakes
  • Litchfield
  • Little Falls
  • Littlefork
  • Long Lake
  • Long Prairie
  • Longville
  • Lonsdale
  • Loretto
  • Luverne
  • Lyle
  • Lynd
  • Mabel
  • Madelia
  • Madison
  • Magnolia
  • Mahnomen
  • Mahtomedi
  • Mankato
  • Mantorville
  • Maple Grove
  • Maple Lake
  • Maple Plain
  • Mapleton
  • Maplewood
  • Marshall
  • Mayer
  • Maynard
  • Mazeppa
  • McGregor
  • McIntosh
  • Meadowlands
  • Medford
  • Medina
  • Melrose
  • Menahga
  • Mendota Heights
  • Mentor
  • Middle River
  • Milaca
  • Milan
  • Millville
  • Milroy
  • Minneapolis
  • Minneota
  • Minnesota Lake
  • Minnetonka
  • Minnetrista
  • Montevideo
  • Montgomery
  • Monticello
  • Montrose
  • Moorhead
  • Moose Lake
  • Mora
  • Morgan
  • Morris
  • Morristown
  • Motley
  • Mound
  • Mounds View
  • Mountain Iron
  • Mountain Lake
  • Nashua
  • Nashwauk
  • Nevis
  • New Brighton
  • New Hope
  • New London
  • New Prague
  • New Richland
  • New Ulm
  • New York Mills
  • Newfolden
  • Newport
  • Nicollet
  • North Branch
  • North Saint Paul
  • Northfield
  • Northome
  • Norwood Young America
  • Oakdale
  • Odin
  • Ogilvie
  • Okabena
  • Oklee
  • Olivia
  • Onamia
  • Orono
  • Oronoco
  • Ortonville
  • Osakis
  • Oslo
  • Osseo
  • Otsego
  • Ottertail
  • Owatonna
  • Park Rapids
  • Parkers Prairie
  • Paynesville
  • Pelican Rapids
  • Pennington
  • Pequot Lakes
  • Perham
  • Pierz
  • Pillager
  • Pine City
  • Pine Island
  • Pine River
  • Pipestone
  • Plainview
  • Plummer
  • Plymouth
  • Preston
  • Princeton
  • Prinsburg
  • Prior Lake
  • Ramsey
  • Randolph
  • Raymond
  • Red Lake
  • Red Lake Falls
  • Red Wing
  • Redwood Falls
  • Remer
  • Renville
  • Rice
  • Richfield
  • Richmond
  • Robbinsdale
  • Rochester
  • Rockford
  • Rogers
  • Rollingstone
  • Roseau
  • Rosemount
  • Roseville
  • Rothsay
  • Round Lake
  • Royalton
  • Rush City
  • Rushford
  • Russell
  • Ruthton
  • Sacred Heart
  • Saint Bonifacius
  • Saint Charles
  • Saint Clair
  • Saint Cloud
  • Saint Francis
  • Saint James
  • Saint Joseph
  • Saint Louis Park
  • Saint Michael
  • Saint Paul
  • Saint Paul Park
  • Saint Peter
  • Sanborn
  • Sandstone
  • Sartell
  • Sauk Centre
  • Sauk Rapids
  • Savage
  • Schroeder
  • Sebeka
  • Shakopee
  • Sherburn
  • Shoreview
  • Shorewood
  • Silver Bay
  • Silver Lake
  • Slayton
  • Sleepy Eye
  • South Haven
  • South Saint Paul
  • Spicer
  • Spring Grove
  • Spring Lake Park
  • Spring Park
  • Spring Valley
  • Springfield
  • Stacy
  • Staples
  • Starbuck
  • Stephen
  • Stewart
  • Stewartville
  • Stillwater
  • Sturgeon Lake
  • Swan River
  • Swanville
  • Swift
  • Thief River Falls
  • Tofte
  • Tower
  • Tracy
  • Trimont
  • Truman
  • Twin Valley
  • Two Harbors
  • Tyler
  • Ulen
  • Underwood
  • Upsala
  • Vermillion
  • Verndale
  • Vesta
  • Victoria
  • Virginia
  • Wabasha
  • Wabasso
  • Waconia
  • Wadena
  • Waite Park
  • Walker
  • Walnut Grove
  • Waltham
  • Wanamingo
  • Warren
  • Warroad
  • Waseca
  • Watertown
  • Waterville
  • Waubun
  • Waverly
  • Wayzata
  • Webster
  • Welcome
  • Wells
  • West Saint Paul
  • Westbrook
  • Wheaton
  • White Bear Lake
  • Willmar
  • Willow River
  • Windom
  • Winnebago
  • Winona
  • Winsted
  • Winthrop
  • Wolverton
  • Wood Lake
  • Woodbury
  • Worthington
  • Wrenshall
  • Wright
  • Wykoff
  • Wyoming
  • Young America
  • Zimmerman
  • Zumbrota
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