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Title: Wholesaler's / Manufacturer's Intoxicating Liquor License
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Description: Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS)
Subject: Alcoholic Beverages
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:14:48 PM
Modification Date: 3/9/2021 9:22:57 AM
Agency Name: Public Safety (DPS), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL:
Agency Description: 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.
Agency Phone: 651-201-7000
Agency Fax: Agency URL:
Agency Address: Public Safety, Minnesota Dept. of
445 Minnesota Street

St. Paul
MN 55101

Division Name: Alcohol & Gambling Enforcement (AGE) Division
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: Division Fax: Division URL:
Audience: Hold Application URL:
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$10,000 Surety Bond

Must be 21 years of age.

Be of good moral character and reputation.

Has not had a license issued under Minn. Stat. Chapter 340A revoked within the preceding 5 years.

Not been convicted of a felony within the preceding 5 years, or a willful violation of a federal, state, or local ordinance governing the manufacture, sale, distribution, or possession for sale of distribution of alcoholic beverages.

Rules: 7515.0300

Statutes: 340A.301


Wholesaler's / Manufacturer's Intoxicating Liquor License

Application forms are available at Forms/Documents


Wholesaler of Intoxicated Liquor fee - $15,000

Manufacturer of Intoxicated Liquor fee - $30,000

Brewer (brews over 3,500 barrels annually) fee - $4,000

Brewer (brews between 2,000-3,500 barrels annually) fee - $500

Wholesaler of Wine fee - $3,750

Wholesaler of Malt Beverages fee - $1,000

Wine Manufacturer fee - $500

Micro Brewer (brews under 2,000 barrels annually) fee - $150

Brew Pub fee - $500

Farm Winery fee - $50 

Salesman's permits necessary for each salesperson selling for manufacturer or wholesaler. 

$20 fee for each salesperson. 

Pre-license inspection.

Period of Issuance:

One year from the date of issuance.

Length of Determination: 30 days.
Other Info:
Activity: Liquor
License Detail URL:

Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (AGED)

AGED Public Data Access Search

MN Dept. of Public Safety (DPS)

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