2014-2016 Renewals


If your license or certificate expired June 30, 2014, click the link below to
print the paper renewal from and mail it with your check or money order.

paper form

Online license renewals are no longer available. Those who already renewed online can print a renewal receipt by logging in at https://renewals.aelslagid.state.mn.us.

If you have questions on 2014-2016 renewals, please see the FAQs below or contact Andrea Barker at 651-757-1511 or andrea.barker@state.mn.us.

Frequently Asked Questions



(License/Certificate Expired Prior to July 1, 2012)

If your license or certificate expired June 30, 2012 or before, please email leama.sather@state.mn.us to request instructions and forms for reinstatement.

2016-2018 Renewals


All licenses and interior design certificates expire on July 1, 2016 regardless of when they were first issued. You must renew on or before June 30, 2016 to avoid license/certificate expiration. The window for online renewal opens April 2016.

Continuing education required: You must report a minimum of 24 Professional Development Hours that you earned on or after July 1, 2014 to renew your license this year (unless you are exempt - see below). If you reported more than 24 PDH with your 2014 renewal, you may carryover up to 12 PDH to use for your 2016 renewal.

Click the link below to find an alphabetical listing of individuals with carryover from their 2014 renewal.

Carryover from

If your original license in Minnesota was issued on or after July 1, 2014, you are automatically exempt from reporting continuing education for this renewal period. You will need 24 PDH obtained on or after July 1, 2016 to renew your license in 2018. NO CARRYOVER IS ALLOWED FROM AN EXEMPT PERIOD.

Renewal forms will NOT be mailed. Licensees and certificate holders will receive a postcard reminder to renew. Licensees and certificate holders will be able to renew online using a credit card for payment.

It is the responsibility of each licensee or certificate holder to maintain records of their continuing education activity after reporting it to the Board. When you renew online, carryover will automatically be applied. Use the link in red above to look up your carryover. If your name is not on this list, you do not have carryover.