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Title: Certified Tree Inspector
Alternate Title:
Description: Certified tree inspectors are people trained and certified to conduct local shade tree management programs. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Subject: Forest Products
Lands, Public
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:17:31 PM
Modification Date: 6/13/2022 11:02:34 AM
Agency Name: Natural Resources (DNR), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL:
Agency Description: The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) manages the state's natural resources, hunting, fishing, state forests, state parks, lakes, rivers, streams, boating and water safety, trails, snowmobiling, skiing, education, enforcement, wildlife management, lands and minerals.
Agency Phone: 651-296-6157
Agency Fax: Agency URL:
Agency Address: Natural Resources (DNR), Minnesota Dept. of
500 Lafayette Rd.

St. Paul
MN 55155

Division Name: Community Forestry
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: 651-259-5300
Division Fax: Division URL:
Audience: Hold Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:
Statutes: 89.63


Application for Tree Inspector Certification

Recertification Application

Period of Issuance:

New (or first time) Tree Inspectors are certified for the current and following calendar year.
Currently certified Tree Inspectors must attend at least 6 hours of recertification training each year by December 31st to receive a certificate for the following year (see Requirements).

Length of Determination:

Certification cards are generally mailed within one month of passing your exam.

Recertified Tree Inspectors will receive their cards in the last week of December of that year. 


Other Info:
Activity: Forest Products
Lands, Public
License Detail URL:

Minnesota tree inspector program

Questions about Certification Cards Contact
Division of Forestry
     500 Lafayette Rd., Box 44
     St. Paul, MN 55155
     Phone: 651-259-5301
     Minnesota Tree Inspector Program
     Contact Person: Coordinator, Urban and Community Forestry

Questions about Certification or Recertification Education or Exams Contact 
     Department of Forest Resources 
     116A Green Hall, 1530 Cleveland Avenue North 
     St. Paul, MN 55108
     Contact Person: Tree Inspector Education and Exam Coordinator

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