Minnesota Construction Licensing

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Licenses are typically required for individuals and businesses that provide construction industry services. This guide contains information about construction industry licensing in Minnesota.

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Company Licenses

Minnesota Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Minnesota Asbestos Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/asbestos/forms/index.html

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Asbestos Program

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Contractor License Application

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Contractor License Application Renewal

Filing method:

Mail

Agency fee:

$100

Due:

Annually

Minnesota Electrical Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/business/electrical-contractors/licensing-electrical-contractors

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Electrical Contractor License Application

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$128

Registration Renewal

Form:

Electrical Contractor License Application (Renewal)

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$128

Due:

Biennially

Minnesota Lead Firm Certification

More Information:

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/lead/prof/forms/index.html

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Lead Program

Minnesota Manufactured Home Installer License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/business/manufactured-structures/license-manufactured-home-installer

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Manufactured Home Installation Division

Minnesota Mechanical Contractor License

Not required



Mechanical contractors are not licensed at the state level in Minnesota, however, contractors must file a bond with the Department of Labor and Industry in order to perform gas, heating, ventilation, cooling, air conditioning, fuel burning or refrigeration work in the state.

Minnesota Pipe Layer Contractor Registration

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/workers/plumber/licensing-personal-plumber-licenses

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division

Minnesota Plumbing Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/business/plumbing-contractors/licensing-plumbing-contractor-licenses

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division

Registration Renewal

Form:

Plumbing Contractor or Restricted Plumbing Contractor Business License Application (Renewal)

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$128

Due:

Biennially

Minnesota Residential Contractor License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Insurance Requirements:

  • Each licensee shall have and maintain in effect commercial general liability insurance, which includes premises and operations insurance and products and completed operations insurance, with limits of at least $100,000 per occurrence, $300,000 aggregate limit for bodily injury, and property damage insurance with limits of at least $25,000 or a policy with a single limit for bodily injury and property damage of $300,000 per occurrence and $300,000 aggregate limits.
  • Applicants are also required to complete the certificate of compliance with Minnesota Workers' Compensation Law.

Bond Requirements:

There is no bond requirement for this license.

Initial Registration

Form:

Residential Building Contractor License Application

Agency fee:

$440 if gross receipts are less than $1 million, $540 if gross receipts are between $1 million and $5 million, and $640 if gross receipts are more than $5 million.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal Application

Agency fee:

$445 if gross receipts are less than $1 million, $545 if gross receipts are between $1 million and $5 million, and $645 if gross receipts are more than $5 million.

Due:

Biennially by March 1.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required

Minnesota Residential Remodeler License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/business/residential-contractors/contractor-and-remodeler-license

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Insurance Requirements:

  • Each licensee shall have and maintain in effect commercial general liability insurance, which includes premises and operations insurance and products and completed operations insurance, with limits of at least $100,000 per occurrence, $300,000 aggregate limit for bodily injury, and property damage insurance with limits of at least $25,000 or a policy with a single limit for bodily injury and property damage of $300,000 per occurrence and $300,000 aggregate limits.
  • Applicants are also required to complete the certificate of compliance with Minnesota Workers' Compensation Law.

Bond Requirements:

There is no bond requirement for this license.

Initial Registration

Form:

Residential Remodeler Application Packet

Agency fee:

$440 if gross receipts are less than $1 million, $540 if gross receipts are between $1 million and $5 million, and $640 if gross receipts are more than $5 million.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal Application

Agency fee:

$445 if gross receipts are less than $1 million, $545 if gross receipts are between $1 million and $5 million, and $645 if gross receipts are more than $5 million.

Due:

Biennially by March 1.

Minnesota Residential Roofer License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/business/residential-contractors/roofer-license

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Residential Contractors, Remodelers, Roofers Division

Minnesota Restricted Plumbing Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/business/plumbing-contractors/licensing-plumbing-contractor-licenses

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division

Initial Registration

Form:

Plumbing Contractor Restricted Plumbing Contractor

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$128

Registration Renewal

Form:

Plumbing Contractor License Restricted Plumbing Contractor License (Renewal)

Filing method:

Mail or online.

Agency fee:

$128

Due:

Biennially

Minnesota Water Conditioning Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/workers/plumber/licensing-personal-plumber-licenses

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division

Individual Licenses

Minnesota Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Minnesota Asbestos Inspector Certification

More Information:

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/asbestos/forms/index.html

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Asbestos Program

Minnesota Asbestos Management Planner Certification

More Information:

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/asbestos/forms/index.html

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Asbestos Program

Minnesota Asbestos Project Designer Certification

More Information:

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/asbestos/forms/index.html

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Asbestos Program

Minnesota Asbestos Supervisor Certification

More Information:

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/asbestos/forms/index.html

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Asbestos Program

Minnesota Asbestos Worker Certification

More Information:

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/asbestos/forms/index.html

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Asbestos Program

Minnesota Electrical Installer License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/workers/electrician-or-electrical-installer/licensing-personal-electrical-license

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division

Minnesota Electrical Lineman License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/workers/electrician-or-electrical-installer/licensing-personal-electrical-license

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division

Minnesota Journeyman Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/workers/electrician-or-electrical-installer/licensing-personal-electrical-license

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division

Minnesota Journeyman Elevator Constructor License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/CCLD/elev_license.asp

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Elevator Constructors Division

Minnesota Journeyman Plumber License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/business/plumbing-contractors/licensing-plumbing-contractor-licenses

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division

Minnesota Lead Inspector Certification

More Information:

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/lead/prof/forms/index.html

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Lead Program

Minnesota Lead Management Planner Certification

More Information:

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/lead/prof/forms/index.html

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Lead Program

Minnesota Lead Project Designer Certification

More Information:

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/lead/prof/forms/index.html

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Lead Program

Minnesota Lead Supervisor Certification

More Information:

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/lead/prof/forms/index.html

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Lead Program

Minnesota Lead Worker Certification

More Information:

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/lead/prof/forms/index.html

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Lead Program

Minnesota Limited Journeyman Elevator Constructor License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/CCLD/elev_license.asp

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Elevator Constructors Division

Minnesota Limited Master Elevator Constructor License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/CCLD/elev_license.asp

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Elevator Constructors Division

Minnesota Maintenance Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/workers/electrician-or-electrical-installer/licensing-personal-electrical-license

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division

Minnesota Master Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/workers/electrician-or-electrical-installer/licensing-personal-electrical-license

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division

Minnesota Master Elevator Constructor License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/workers/elevator-constructor/elevator-constructor-licensing

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Elevator Constructors Division

Minnesota Master Plumber License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/business/plumbing-contractors/licensing-plumbing-contractor-licenses

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division

Minnesota Power Limited Technician License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/workers/electrician-or-electrical-installer/licensing-personal-electrical-license

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division

Minnesota Satellite System Installer License

More Information:

http://www.dli.mn.gov/workers/electrician-or-electrical-installer/licensing-personal-electrical-license

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division

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