Get Licensed in Minnesota

Apply for Examination or for
Initial or Comity Licensure/ Certification

General Information

  • Application forms are fillable PDFs. You may save your application to your computer's hard drive to complete the application in more than one sitting.

  • Please read the application packet information carefully. You must meet all of the requirements listed at the time of application.

  • The appropriate fee must accompany your application. No credit cards and no faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. You can find fee information on the page specific to your profession.

    Active and Veteran Military Members: Some fees may be waived or reimbursed under various state and federal programs. See the Military page for details.

  • Transcripts must be official copies and be sent to the Board in their original, sealed envelope.

  • Applicant information is confidential under the Minnesota Data Practices Act. The Board cannot provide third parties with any information regarding the status of an application.


Profession-Specific Information & Applications

Select your profession to see information and forms (both initial/exam applications and comity applications) specific to it.

Comity applicants who have an urgent, project-based need for a license, review the following:

Firms seeking registration information, use this link:


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