License Minnesota

Livestock Meat Packing Company License

Any person, including packing companies, that engage in the business of buying or selling livestock on a regular basis for the person's own account or for the account of others.

Agency contact information:

Agriculture (MDA), Minnesota Department of
625 N. Robert Street
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 201-6000 | (800) 967-2474 | (800) 627-3529 (TTY)
Agricultural Marketing Services Division
(651) 201-6509
Contact Info: kelly.anderson@state.mn.us

Website:

Livestock Dealer Licensing

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Online Licensing & Payment Options

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) protects the public health and safety regarding food and agricultural products.

Statutes:

Minn. Stats. 17A.04

Rules:

MINNESOTA RULES 1515.0100 - 1515.2400

Forms:

Contact Kelly Anderson for an Application for Livestock Meat Packing Company, AG-01125-07 (4/98).

Requirements:

New applicant: Application, bond, fee and balance sheet.

Renewal: Application, bond, fee and business volume report.

Fee:

New applicant - $100

Renewals - $100, plus $25 penalty fee if filed after July 1.

Period of Issuance:

July 1 - June 30

Length of Determination Process:

1 day to 1 month.

Other Pertinent Information:

Packers and Stockyard Administration, USDA, registration with regional office in area of corporate headquarters.