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Title: Certification of an On Sale Liquor License, 3.2% Liquor License or Sunday Liquor License
Alternate Title: Certification On Sale and/or Sunday Liquor License
Description: Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS)
Subject: Alcoholic Beverages
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:11:38 PM
Modification Date: 6/29/2010 8:17:35 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 and Gambling Enforcement Division
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: 651-201-7507
Division Fax: 651-297-5259
Division URL:
Division Address:
445 Minnesota St., Suite 222

St. Paul
MN 55101-2156

Audience: Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:

On Sale and/or Sunday Certification completed and signed by city clerk upon approval of On Sale or Sunday liquor license within ten days.

Liquor liability insurance covering the entire license period in the exact corporate name of licensee.

Workers Compensation Insurance.

$20 buyers card application.

Current Minnesota Sales Tax I.D. Number. 

The state of Minnesota does not approve city-issued on sale licenses, but does require this certification within 10 days. This requirement must be met before liquor licensees are given approval to receive liquor shipments from Minnesota wholesalers.

Rules: 7515.0440

Statutes: 340A.404


Certification of an On Sale Liquor License, 3.2% Liquor License or Sunday Liquor License

Renewal of Liquor, Wine or Club License

Application forms are available at Forms/Documents


Fees vary according to local authorities set by ordinance. No fee paid to state.

Period of Issuance:

Runs concurrent with local license period set by ordinance.

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

Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division

Liquor License Database

MN Dept. of Public Safety (DPS)

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