License Minnesota

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


Minnesota Department of Health

Asbestos Professionals

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


Minn. Stats. 326.73


Minnesota Rules 4620.3350


Individual Asbestos Certification Application

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


Experience Requirements for Asbestos Certification  

Work Experience  
   Work experience of at least 4,000 hours in 
                                   asbestos-related work or asbestos management


Work Experience      

Technical Training  


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

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


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

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.