License Minnesota

Drug / Medical Gas Wholesaler License

Minnesota Board of Pharmacy

Agency contact information:

Pharmacy, Minnesota Board of
2829 University Avenue S.E., Suite 530
Minneapolis, MN 55414-3251
(651) 201-2825
Contact Info: pharmacy.board


Pharmacy, Minnesota Board of

Verify Licensure & Registration / Online Services

The Minnesota Board of Pharmacy enforces rules dealing with drug distribution by drug manufacturers, wholesalers, pharmacies, physicians, dentists, and other practitioners. The board issues all licenses dealing with pharmacists and pharmacies. The board administers the states controlled substance prescription monitoring program.


Minn. Stats. 151


MINNESOTA RULES 6800.0100 - 6800.9954


Application for Registration as a Drug and/or Medical Gas Wholesaler

Applications are available on the Board website at Drug Wholesaler.


Please see Minn. Stat. § 151.42-.51 and Board Rules for details.


Prescription Drugs - $200 + $20 OET surcharge = $220 total  

Prescription & Non-Prescription - $200 + $20 OET surcharge = $220 total 

Non-Prescription only and/or Veterinary Drugs - $175 + $17.50 OET surcharge = $192.50 total 

Medical Gases - $150 + $15 OET surcharge = $165 total  

Fee if also licensed as a pharmacy in Minnesota - $125 + $12.50 OET surcharge = $137.50 total

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:

June 1 - May 31 annually.

Length of Determination Process:

Approximately 60 days.

Other Pertinent Information:

Licensure will not be granted for a private residence.

On-site inspections of facilities located within the state of Minnesota are required before license will be issued.