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)
Mortuary Science Section
P.O. Box 64882, 85 East 7th Place, Ste. 220, St. Paul, MN 55164-0882 | (651) 201-3829
Contact Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) operates programs for disease prevention and control, health promotion, family and community health, environmental health, health care policy, and regulation of health care providers and facilities.
Minn. Stats. 149A
Application for License to Operate a Crematory
Application forms are available on the MN Dept. of Health (MDH) website, Mortuary Science section at Forms.
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.
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If the crematory licensed offers goods or services to the public, it is also required to obtain a Minnesota Department of Health Funeral Establishment License.