50-State Construction Licensing Compliance Guide
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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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Minnesota Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Minnesota Asbestos Contractor License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Asbestos Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

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 Contractor Registration

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Notes:

Most contractors who provide residential or commercial building construction or improvement services are required to register if they do not already hold a contractor's license in Minnesota.

Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Notes:

The address listed on the registration application must match the entity's address on their Minnesota Secretary of State registration. PO Boxes are not accepted.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

By December 31 of odd-numbered years.

Minnesota Electrical Contractor License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

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:

By February 28 of even-numbered years.

Minnesota Elevator Contractor License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Yes

Initial Registration

Form:

Elevator/Limited Elevator Contractor License Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$120

Required Attachments:
  • A computer screen print of the active SoS Business Record Detail for your business entity filing and/or the assumed name with your license application. Submit a computer screen print for each SoS business filing.
  • List of owners, partners, shareholders, and members owning more than 10 percent in the business and key officers responsible for the day to day operations for the business entity being licensed, certified or registered
  • Bond form
  • Certificate of Responsible Licensed Individual
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance
  • Certification of Compliance Form Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Law

Registration Renewal

Form:

Elevator/Limited Elevator Contractor License Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

By March 1 of even-numbered years.

Minnesota Fire Sprinkler License

Agency:Minnesota State Fire Marshall
Law:
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:
  • Fire protection contractors must have liability insurance (minimum coverage: $250,000 per person; $500,000 per occurrence; and $100,000 property damage).
Bond Requirements:

Fire protection contractors must have a $30,000 performance bond on file with the SFMD.

Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Qualifying Individual Requirements:
  • Every contractor must have a managing employee (ME) who is an employee of the company and is responsible for ensuring that all work complies with the legally adopted codes, standards, and fire protection laws and rules. Failure to do this can result in the suspension or revocation of the ME’s certificate or the contractor’s license. The ME is the point of contact for all issues related to fire protection plan reviews and installations.
  • All fire protection-related work must be performed by the ME or a certified journeyman sprinkler fitter. Both of these occupations are required to have a certificate from the State Fire Marshal Division (SFMD)v
  • All fire protection system design must be performed by employees of a Minnesota-licensed fire protection contractor.
  • MEs must be certified. To receive certification, they must successfully pass an exam with a score of 70 percent or higher. To be eligible to take the managing employee exam, the candidate must show one of the following:
    • Documentation of 10,000 hours of experience performing fire protection-related work.
    • Certification by the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) at level III or IV certification in the field of fire protection and subfield of automatic sprinkler system layout (currently called fire protection water-based systems layout).
    • Licensure as a professional engineer under Minnesota Statutes, section 326.03, with competency in fire protection system design

 

Initial Registration

Form:

Sprinkler Contractor Licensure Application

Filing Method:

Mail 

Agency Fee:

$575

Registration Renewal

Form:

Sprinkler Contractor Licensure Application

Filing Method:

Mail 

Agency Fee:

$500

Due:

Annually by May 31. 

Minnesota High Pressure Piping Contractor License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Insurance Requirements:

Limits of at least $100,000 per person and $300,000 per occurrence and property damage insurance with limits of at least $50,000

Bond Requirements:

$15,000

Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Yes
Qualifying Individual Requirements:

A Master High Pressure Pipefitter must be designated as the individual in responsible charge.

Initial Registration

Form:

HPP Business Contractor License Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$128

Registration Renewal

Form:

HPP Business Contractor License Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$128

Due:

Biennially by December 31.

Minnesota Lead Firm Certification

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Lead Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Minnesota Lead Firm Certification

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form:

Minnesota Lead Firm Certification Renewal

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Minnesota Limited Elevator Contractor License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Yes

Initial Registration

Form:

Elevator/Limited Elevator Contractor License Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$120

Required Attachments:
  • A computer screen print of the active SoS Business Record Detail for your business entity filing and/or the assumed name with your license application. Submit a computer screen print for each SoS business filing.
  • List of owners, partners, shareholders, and members owning more than 10 percent in the business and key officers responsible for the day to day operations for the business entity being licensed, certified or registered
  • Bond form
  • Certificate of Responsible Licensed Individual
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance
  • Certification of Compliance Form Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Law

Registration Renewal

Form:

Elevator/Limited Elevator Contractor License Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

By March 1 of even-numbered years.

Minnesota Manufactured Home Installer License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Manufactured Home Installation Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Minnesota Manufactured Home Installer License

Agency Fee:

$180

Registration Renewal

Form:

Minnesota Manufactured Home Installer License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$185

Due:

Triennially by March 31.

Minnesota Mechanical Contractor License

Not required



Mechanical/HVAC Contractor Company licensure is not required on the State level in Minnesota.

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.

Bond Renewal

Form:

Mechanical Bond

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Biennially

Bond Amount:

$25,000

Minnesota Pipe Layer Contractor Registration

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Minnesota Pipe Layer Contractor Registration

Agency Fee:

$108

Registration Renewal

Form:

Minnesota Pipe Layer Contractor Renewal

Agency Fee:

$108

Due:

By December 31 of odd-numbered years.

Minnesota Plumbing Contractor License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

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
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
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.

Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Yes

Initial Registration

Form:

Residential Building Contractor License Application

Instructions:

Following forms should be attached to the application:

Background Disclosure Form
Certification of Liability Insurance
Disclosure of Business Owners
Minnesota Workers' Compensation
Qualifying Person Designation Form

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
Notarization Required?:Not required

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal 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.

Due:

Biennially by March 1.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarization Required?:Not required

Minnesota Residential Remodeler License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Bond Requirements:

There is no bond requirement for this license.

Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Yes

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

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Residential Contractors, Remodelers, Roofers Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Minnesota Residential Roofer License

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Form:

Minnesota Residential Roofer License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

Biennially by March 31.

Minnesota Restricted Plumbing Contractor License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

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 Technology Systems Contractor License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Technology System Contractor License Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$128

Registration Renewal

Form:

Technology System Contractor License Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$128

Due:

By July 31 of even-numbered years.

Minnesota Water Conditioning Contractor License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Minnesota Water Conditioning Contractor License

Agency Fee:

$128

Registration Renewal

Form:

Minnesota Water Conditioning Contractor License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$128

Due:

Biennially by December 31.

Local Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Blaine Contractor's License

Agency:Blaine Building Inspections Department (MN)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$70

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$70

Due:

Annually by July 1.

Bloomington General Contractor License

Not required



General Contractor Company licensure is not required on the City level in Bloomington.

No license is required for general contractors to do commercial work.

More information: Bloomington Building and Inspections Department (MN)

City of Minneapolis Fire Extinguisher Service License

Agency:City of Minneapolis Licenses and Consumer Services (MN)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Fire Extinguisher Servicing Application

Filing Method:

Email businesslicenses@minneapolismn.gov

Agency Fee:

See fee schedule for details.

Required Attachments:
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance – Class A only (Sample form #1)
    Attach a copy. This must be furnished by your insurance agent. You are required to have general liability that includes premises, operations and products insurance with the following coverages: $100,000 per occurrence and $300,000 aggregate for personal injury or death. $25,000 per occurrence for property damage. N/A Class B License
  • Class B: Attach a list of the addresses of all locations to be serviced.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Email businesslicenses@minneapolismn.gov

Agency Fee:

See fee schedule for details.

Due:

Annually by October 1.

Notes:

Renewal forms are mailed to licensees about a month before the expiration date.

Required Attachments:
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance – Class A only (Sample form #1)
    Attach a copy. This must be furnished by your insurance agent. You are required to have general liability that includes premises, operations and products insurance with the following coverages: $100,000 per occurrence and $300,000 aggregate for personal injury or death. $25,000 per occurrence for property damage. N/A Class B License
  • Class B: Attach a list of the addresses of all locations to be serviced.

City of Minnetonka Public Right-of-Way User Registration

Agency:City of Minnetonka - Public Works Department - Engineering Division (MN)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:
  • General Liability Insurance (including public liability, including premises, products and complete operations) in amounts not less than:
    • Bodily Injury: $1,000,000 per person/$3,000,000 per occurrence
    • Property Damage: $3,000,000 per occurrence
    • $3,000,000 aggregate
  • Comprehensive Automobile Liability (including owned, non-owned and hired vehicles) in amounts not less than:
    • Bodily Injury: $1,000,000 per person
    • Property Damage: $3,000,000 per occurrence
    • $3,000,000 aggregate
  • The City must be listed as an additional insured
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Registration Form

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$0

Required Attachments:

Registration Renewal

Form:

Registration Form

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Required Attachments:

City of Sartell Commercial Contractor License

Agency:City of Sartell Building Department (MN)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$60

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$60

Due:

Annually by December 31.

City of Sauk Rapids Excavator License

Agency:City of Sauk Rapids License Department (MN)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:
  • General Liability Insurance in amounts not less than:
    • $100,000 per person
    • $500,000 bodily injury per accident
    • $250,000 property damage
  • Worker's Compensation Insurance

 

Bond Requirements:

$25,000 plumbing code compliance bond filed with the Department of Labor and Industry

Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Please call the licensing department to request an application packet be emailed to you

Filing Method:

Mail or in-person

Agency Fee:

$115

Required Attachments:
  • Bond
  • Certificate of Insurance
  • Worker's Compensation Insurance

Registration Renewal

Form:

Please call the licensing department to request an application packet be emailed to you

Filing Method:

Mail or in-person

Agency Fee:

$115

Due:

Annually by December 31

Required Attachments:
  • Bond
  • Certificate of Insurance
  • Worker's Compensation Insurance

City of St. Cloud Excavator License

Agency:City of St. Cloud Engineering Department (MN)
Law:

St. Cloud, Minn., Municipal Code § 610-05

Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:
  • General Liability and Property Damage Insurance of no less than $100,000 for injuries to or death of one person, $500,000 per accident, and $250,000 property damage
  • The certificate holder should read The City of St. Cloud 1201 7th Street South St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301
Bond Requirements:

$10,000

Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Excavator License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$125 license fee

Required Attachments:
  • Bond
  • Certificate of Insurance

Registration Renewal

Form:

Excavator License Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$125 license fee

Due:

Annually by December 31

Required Attachments:
  • Bond
  • Certificate of Insurance

St. Cloud Commercial Contractor's License

Agency:St. Cloud Building Safety Department (MN)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Notes:

Licenses are issued in 3 classes:

  • Class A licenses are for contractors whose total value of projects during the license year is over $50,000
  • Class B licenses are for contractors whose total value of projects during the license year is between $25,000 and $50,000
  • Class C licenses are for contractors whose total value of projects during the license year is under $25,000
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Commercial Building Contractors Application

Agency Fee:

Depends on class of license and when you apply:

  • If applying before July 1, $144 for Class A, $74 for Class B, and $38 for Class C
  • If applying after July 1 but before August 1, $95 for Class A, $46 for Class B, and $26 for Class C
  • If applying after August 1, $46 for Class A, $26 for Class B, and $16 for Class C
Required Attachments:
  • A $25,000 License and/or Permit Surety Bond for a Commercial Contractor with the Principal’s signature notarized
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance for $100,000/$500,000/$250,000 naming the City of St. Cloud as Certificate Holder
  • Proof of Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Registration Renewal

Form:

Commercial Building Contractors Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

Depends on class of license:

  • $144 for Class A
  • $74 for Class B
  • $38 for Class C
Due:

Annually by December 31.

Required Attachments:
  • A $25,000 License and/or Permit Surety Bond for a Commercial Contractor with the Principal’s signature notarized
  • Certificate of Liability Insurance for $100,000/$500,000/$250,000 naming the City of St. Cloud as Certificate Holder
  • Proof of Workers’ Compensation Insurance

City of Waite Park Excavator License/Right of Way Registration

Agency:City of Waite Park City Administration (MN)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:

Excavator License Insurance Requirements: 

  • Professional and General Liability Insurance in amounts not less than:
    • $1,000,000 per occurrence
    • $2,000,000 aggregate
  • Worker's Compensation Insurance: $1,000,000 statutory and federal law compliant
  • The insurance must be in the proper business name
    • If incorporated, the insurance must be in the corporate name
    • If not incorporated, a DBA must be designated
  • The City of Waite Park must be listed as the certificate holder and an additional insured party

Right-of-Way Insurance Requirements:

  • General Liability Insurance including public liability, premises, products, and complete operations in amounts not less than:
    • Bodily Injury: $1,000,000 per person/$3,000,000 per occurrence
    • Property Damage: $3,000,000 per occurrence
    • $3,000,000 aggregate
  • Comprehensive Automobile Liability Insurance, including owned, non-owned, and hired vehicles in amounts not less than:
    • Bodily Injury: $1,000,000 per person/$3,000,000 per occurrence
    • Property Damage: $3,000,000 per occurrence
    • $3,000,000 aggregate
  • The City of Waite Park must be listed as the certificate holder and an additional insured party
Bond Requirements:
  • $10,000 license and permit bond
  • The bond must be in the proper business name
    • If incorporated, the bond must be in the corporate name
    • If not incorporated, a DBA must be designated
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Please call the city administration to request an application be sent via email

Filing Method:

Mail or in-person

Agency Fee:
  • $100
  • This fee covers both the excavator license and right-of-way user registration.
Notes:
  • Applicants apply for the excavator license and the right-of-way user registration concurrently. However, they have different insurance requirements. Make sure to attach both certificates of insurance.
  • If a licensee would like to receive a renewal notice with an application then they must request to be on this list during the application process.
Required Attachments:
  • Certificates of Insurance
    • Excavator License
    • Right-of-Way User Registration
  • State form regarding proof of Worker's Compensation Insurance
  • Bond
  • State of Minnesota License Applicant Information regarding tax identification numbers
  • If incorporated provide copy of the required Minnesota Secretary of State Registration documentation

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Mail or in-person

Agency Fee:
  • $100
  • This fee covers both the excavator license and right-of-way user registration.
Due:

Annually by December 31

Notes:

If requested during the initial application process, renewal notices with forms will be mailed out in the beginning of December.

Required Attachments:
  • Certificate of Insurance
    • Excavator License
    • Right-of-Way User Registration
  • State form regarding proof of Worker's Compensation Insurance
  • Bond
  • State of Minnesota License Applicant Information regarding tax identification numbers
  • If incorporated provide copy of the required Minnesota Secretary of State Registration documentation

Spring Lake Park Contractor License

Agency:Spring Lake Park City Hall (MN)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Insurance Requirements:

General liability insurance with limits of $300,000/person, $1,000,000/any one accident, $100,000/property damage

Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Contractor License Application

Agency Fee:

$65

Required Attachments:
  • Certificate of Insurance for General Liability and Workman's Compensation with the City of Spring Lake Park listed as the additional holder. Limits $300,000/person, $1,000,000/any one accident, $100,000/property damage
  • Certificate of Compliance Minnesota Workers' Compensation page
  • For plumbing contractors, a copy of your state license and bond or Plumbing Contractor Certificate from the Department of Labor and Industry
  • For mechanical contractors, a copy of your mechanical bond
  • Tree contractors must also be registered in Minnesota's Tree Care Registry and provide their license number and expiration date

Registration Renewal

Form:

Contractor License Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$65

Due:

Annually by March 31.

Required Attachments:
  • Certificate of Insurance for General Liability and Workman's Compensation with the City of Spring Lake Park listed as the additional holder. Limits $300,000/person, $1,000,000/any one accident, $100,000/property damage
  • Certificate of Compliance Minnesota Workers' Compensation page
  • For plumbing contractors, a copy of your state license and bond or Plumbing Contractor Certificate from the Department of Labor and Industry
  • For mechanical contractors, a copy of your mechanical bond
  • Tree contractors must also be registered in Minnesota's Tree Care Registry and provide their license number and expiration date

Vadnais Heights Contractor License

Agency:Vadnais Heights Community Development & Building Department (MN)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Insurance Requirements:

All contractors must provide proof of public liability insurance of not less than $50,000 for injuries, including accidental death to any one person, and subject to the same limit for each person, in an amount of not less than $100,000 on account of any one accident and property damage insurance in the amount of not less than $25,000. The City of Vadnais Heights must be listed as the certificate holder.

Bond Requirements:

Excavating contractors must provide proof of a $5,000 Surety Bond

Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$60

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$60

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Individual Licenses

Minnesota Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

Minnesota Asbestos Inspector Certification

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Asbestos Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Certification Application

Agency Fee:

$105

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Certification Application

Agency Fee:

$105

Due:

Certification is good for one year from the date of completion of the most recently submitted training course diploma.

Minnesota Asbestos Management Planner Certification

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Asbestos Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Certification Application

Agency Fee:

$105

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Certification Application

Agency Fee:

$105

Due:

Certification is good for one year from the date of completion of the most recently submitted training course diploma.

Minnesota Asbestos Project Designer Certification

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Asbestos Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Certification Application

Agency Fee:

$105

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Certification Application

Agency Fee:

$105

Due:

Certification is good for one year from the date of completion of the most recently submitted training course diploma.

Minnesota Asbestos Supervisor Certification

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Asbestos Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Certification Application

Agency Fee:

$52.50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Certification Application

Agency Fee:

$52.50

Due:

Certification is good for one year from the date of completion of the most recently submitted training course diploma.

Minnesota Asbestos Worker Certification

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Asbestos Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Certification Application

Agency Fee:

$52.50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Asbestos Certification Application

Agency Fee:

$52.50

Due:

Certification is good for one year from the date of completion of the most recently submitted training course diploma.

Minnesota Electrical Installer License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Registration Renewal

Form:

Individual Electrical License Examination Application Renewal

Agency Fee:

$43

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Minnesota Electrical Lineman License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Registration Renewal

Form:

Individual Electrical License Examination Application Renewal

Agency Fee:

$38

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Minnesota Journeyman Electrician License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Registration Renewal

Form:

Individual Electrical License Examination Application Renewal

Agency Fee:

$43

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Minnesota Journeyman Elevator Constructor License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Elevator Constructors Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Elevator constructor license renewal form

Agency Fee:

$35

Due:

Two years, expiring on the anniversary date of initial issuance, and renewable thereafter.

Minnesota Journeyman Plumber License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Plumber license exam application

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Master and journeyworker license renewal form

Agency Fee:

$43

Due:

December 31 of each odd numbered year after issuance or renewal.

Minnesota Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter / Managing Employee Certification

Agency:Minnesota State Fire Marshall
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter / Managing Employee Application for Certification

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$75

Required Attachments:
  • The journeyman applicant must submit this application, accompanied by the certification fee of $75.00 to the Minnesota State Fire Marshal Division, along with documentation that the applicant meets the qualifications to become a journeyman as set forth in subpart 2 of the Minnesota Rules, Chapter 7512.1700; and a completed tax information form required by the Commissioner of Revenue under Minnesota Statutes, Section 270.72.
  • The managing employee applicant must submit this application, accompanied by the certification fee of $75.00 to the Minnesota State Fire Marshal Division, along with documentation that the applicant meets the qualifications to become a managing employee as set forth in Minnesota Rules, Chapter 7512.1300; and a completed tax information form required by the Commissioner of Revenue under Minnesota Statutes, Section 270.72.
  • Tax Information 

Registration Renewal

Form:

Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter / Managing Employee Application for Certification

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually by June 30. 

Minnesota Lead Inspector Certification

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Lead Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Individual Lead License Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Individual Lead License Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually from the date of completion on the most recently submitted training course diploma.

Minnesota Lead Project Designer Certification

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Lead Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Individual Lead License Application

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form:

Individual Lead License Application

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually from the date of completion on the most recently submitted training course diploma.

Minnesota Lead Supervisor Certification

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Lead Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Individual Lead License Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Individual Lead License Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually from the date of completion on the most recently submitted training course diploma.

Minnesota Lead Worker Certification

Agency:Minnesota Department of Health - Lead Program
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Individual Lead License Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Individual Lead License Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually from the date of completion on the most recently submitted training course diploma.

Minnesota Limited Journeyman Elevator Constructor License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Elevator Constructors Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Registration Renewal

Form:

Limited Journeyman Elevator Constructor License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$35

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Minnesota Limited Master Elevator Constructor License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Elevator Constructors Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Limited Master Elevator Constructor License

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Limited Master Elevator Constructor License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$65

Due:

By February 28 of odd-numbered years.

Minnesota Maintenance Electrician License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Registration Renewal

Form:

Individual Electrical License Examination Application Renewal

Agency Fee:

$43

Due:

Biennially by the date of issuance.

Minnesota Master Electrician License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Registration Renewal

Form:

Individual Electrical License Examination Application Renewal

Agency Fee:

$73

Due:

By February 28 of odd-numbered years.

Minnesota Master Elevator Constructor License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Elevator Constructors Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Master Elevator Constructor License

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Master Elevator Constructor License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$65

Due:

By February 28 of odd-numbered years.

Minnesota Master High Pressure Pipefitter License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Yes
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Pipefitter License Exam Application

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$50 exam fee. A $68 license fee is also due after passing the exam.

Registration Renewal

Form:

License Renewal Form

Filing Method:

Mail or online.

Agency Fee:

$68

Due:

Biennially by December 31.

Minnesota Master Plumber License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Master Plumber License

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Master Plumber License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$73

Due:

By December 31 of each odd numbered year after issuance or renewal.

Minnesota Power Limited Technician License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Registration Renewal

Form:

Individual Electrical License Examination Application Renewal

Agency Fee:

$43

Due:

By February 28 of odd-numbered years.

Minnesota Satellite System Installer License

Agency:Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry - Construction Codes and Licensing Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Registration Renewal

Form:

Individual Electrical License Examination Application Renewal

Agency Fee:

$43

Due:

By February 28 of odd-numbered years.

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