License Minnesota

Fireworks Display Operator Certification

Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) - State Fire Marshal

Agency contact information:

Public Safety (DPS), Minnesota Department of
445 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 201-7000 | (651) 282-6555 (TTY)
State Fire Marshal
445 Minnesota Street, Suite 145, St. Paul, MN 55101-5145 | (651) 201-7200 | (651) 282-6555
(651) 215-0525 (fax)
Fireworks Operator Certification Program
(651) 201-7218
(651) 215-0525 (fax)
Contact Info: Bruce Roed


Minnesota Department of Public Safety   State Fire Marshal


The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) is responsible for the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement, Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS), Emergency Communication Networks, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Office of Justice Programs, State Fire Marshal, Pipeline Safety, State Highway Patrol, Capitol Security and Traffic Safety.


Minn. Stats. 624.22


Fireworks Operator Certification Application

Refer to the MN Dept. of Public Safety website, State Fire Marshal Division, Fireworks section at Fireworks Operator Certification Application.


Complete application form.

Pass certification test, 70% or greater.

Evidence of experience.


Certification fee - $100

Period of Issuance:

4 Years.

Length of Determination Process:

Up to 30 days following test.

Other Pertinent Information:

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Codes #1123 and #1126 for Fireworks Display Operator

National Fire Protection Association
1 Batterymarch Park
Quincy, MA 02269-9101
(617) 770-3000
(617) 770-0700 (fax)