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Asbestos Project Designer Certificate

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) certifies individuals who prepare asbestos project designs. This certification ensures that the individuals preparing asbestos project designs are properly trained and qualified.

Agency contact information:

Health (MDH), Minnesota Department of
625 Robert St. N.
P.O. Box 64975
St. Paul, MN 55164-0975
(651) 201-5000 | (888) 345-0823 (MN toll free)
Asbestos Program
(651) 201-4620
Contact Info: Asbestos Program

Website:

Asbestos Professionals


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The Minnesota Department of Health Health is the state's lead public health agency, responsible for protecting, maintaining and improving the health of all Minnesotans.

Statutes:

Minn. Stats. 326.73

Rules:

Minnesota Rules 4620.3350

Forms:

Individual Asbestos Certification Application

Application forms are available on the MN Dept. of Health website, Asbestos Forms section.

Requirements:

Experience Requirements for Asbestos Certification  


Work Experience  
 
   Work experience of at least 4000 hours in 
                                   asbestos-related work or asbestos management
                                   activity

                                   OR

Work Experience      

Vocational/                    
Technical Training  


Apprenticeship       
 
     

Professional              Registered, licensed or certified as an architect, PE, 
Licensure                  CIH or CSP. 
Registration or            
Certification  

Refer to the complete MDH Experience Requirements for Asbestos Certification chart.


Review the Asbestos Project Designer Factsheet

Fee:

Include a cashier's check, business check or money order, made payable to the Minnesota Department of Health. Do not send cash. Personal checks are not accepted. This fee is not refundable.

Initial or renewal certificate - $100

Duplicate certificate - $25


Licensing surcharge to be assessed

The Minnesota Legislature passed legislation requiring a 10% surcharge of no less than $5 and no more than $150 on each business, commercial, professional or occupational license. The funding from this surcharge will go to MN.IT Services (formerly Office of Enterprise Technology (OET)), which is establishing an electronic licensing system for the state. The surcharge will be in place through June 30, 2015. See Minn. Stat. § 16E.22.

Period of Issuance:

An asbestos project designer certificate is valid for 12 months after the completion date on the diploma for the most recently completed training course. The asbestos project designer certificate is not transferable.

Length of Determination Process:

Allow 2-3 weeks for processing.

Other Pertinent Information:

The certification process is described in more detail on informational sheets available from the MDH, Asbestos Program.

Direct questions to the MDH, Asbestos Program (651) 201-4620.