License Minnesota

Manufacturer's (Brewer/Malt Liquor/Intoxicating Liquor) Warehouse Permit

Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS)

Agency contact information:

Public Safety (DPS), Minnesota Department of
445 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 201-7000 | (651) 282-6555 (TTY)
Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division
445 Minnesota St., Suite 222, St. Paul, MN 55101-2156 | (651) 201-7507 | (651) 282-6555 (TTY)
(651) 297-5259 (fax)


Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Alcohol & Gambling Enforcement Division

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.


Minn. Stats. 340A.3055


Application for Manufacturers Warehouse Permit


Completed application signed by applicant

Must hold a valid MN Brewer, Malt Liquor Manufacturer, or Intoxicating Liquor Manufacturer's license, whose manufacturing facilities are located outside Minnesota and also holds an Import license.

Facility will require inspection.


$1,000 + $100 fee surcharge

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:

One year from date of issuance.

Length of Determination Process:

30 days