License Minnesota

Fire Protection Managing Employee Certificate

Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) - State Fire Marshal A person who is employed by a contractor, who meets the requirements for a managing employee as contained in Minn. Rules 7512.0600 to 7512.1300, and who supervises the performance of all fire protection-related work by the contractor.

Agency contact information:

Public Safety (DPS), Minnesota Department of
445 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 201-7000 | (651) 282-6555 (TTY)
State Fire Marshal
445 Minnesota Street, Suite 145, St. Paul, MN 55101-5145 | (651) 201-7200
(651) 215-0525 (fax)
Fire Sprinkler Program
(651) 201-7207
(651) 215-0525 (fax)
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The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) is responsible for the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement, Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS), Emergency Communication Networks, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Office of Justice Programs, State Fire Marshal, Pipeline Safety, State Highway Patrol, Capitol Security and Traffic Safety.




Application for Minn. Stat. Chapter 299M Fire Protection Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter Certification/Managing Employee 
Application forms are available on the MN Dept. of Public Safety website, State Fire Marshal Division, Fire Sprinklers, Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter / Managing Employee Application for Certification.


See the the MN Dept. of Public Safety website, State Fire Marshal Division section at Fire Sprinklers, License/Certification Examination and Application Information, Information Booklet and Candidate Application for Examination.


Initial - $75

Renewal - $75 if received on or before May 31. Otherwise, $125 if received on or after June 1. 

Period of Issuance:

July 1 thru June 30 of the next year.

Length of Determination Process:

Approximately four weeks.

Other Pertinent Information:

Contained in the forms listed above.