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Title: Asbestos Individual Certification (Inspector/Management Planner/Project Designer/Site Supervisor/Worker)
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Description: The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) certifies individuals who perform asbestos The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) certifies the following asbestos disciplines for individuals:
Asbestos Inspector, Asbestos Management Planner, Asbestos Project Designer, Asbestos Site Supervisor, Asbestos Worker. This certification ensures that individuals performing these activities are properly trained and qualified.

Subject: Asbestos
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:10:58 PM
Modification Date: 5/27/2010 12:36:47 PM
Agency Name: Health (MDH), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL:
Agency Description: The Minnesota Department of Health is the state's lead public health agency, responsible for protecting, maintaining and improving the health of all Minnesotans.
Agency Phone: 651-201-5000
Agency Fax: Agency URL:
Agency Address: Health, Minnesota Dept. of
625 Robert St. N.
P.O. Box 64975
St. Paul
Division Name: Asbestos Program
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: 651-201-4620
Division Fax: Division URL:
Audience: Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:
Training requirements

An MDH approved initial training course must be completed for initial certification in any asbestos discipline. Individuals currently certified in another state, must take an MDH approved refresher training course for that asbestos discipline.

Experience or qualification requirements
The following table outlines all the necessary experience and qualification requirements for the various asbestos disciplines.

Experience Requirements for Asbestos Certification (PDF)

Submit for Certification
Submit the following items to MDH for certification. Please allow 2-4 weeks for processing.

NOTE: Individuals previously certified in another state applying for an initial Minnesota asbestos certification must submit copies of their initial training course diploma and all subsequent refresher training course diplomas.

For more information about asbestos, contact the Asbestos Program at MDH through the internet or by telephone at 651-201-4620.

Rules: 4620.3330

Statutes: 326.73


Asbestos Certification Application

Application forms are available at Asbestos Forms


Certification fees
MDH certification fees for the various asbestos disciplines are:

  • Asbestos Worker - $50
  • Asbestos Site Supervisor - $50
  • Asbestos Inspector - $100
  • Asbestos Management Planner - $100
  • Asbestos Project Designer - $100

A cashier's check, business check or money order for the fee must be submitted with the application. Cash or personal checks are not accepted.

Period of Issuance:

MDH asbestos certification is good for one year from the date of completion on the most recently submitted training course diploma.

Length of Determination:
Other Info:
Activity: Asbestos
License Detail URL:

Asbestos Professionals

Look-up Individual Minnesota Asbestos Certifications

Minnesota Department of Health


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