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Title: Placing in Service Permit
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Description: The Minnesota Department of Commerce, Weights and Measures Division has a voluntary registration program for service persons working with commercial weighing and measuring equipment in the State of Minnesota.
Subject: Weighing and Measuring Equipment
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:16:12 PM
Modification Date: 9/11/2019 12:52:07 PM
Agency Name: Commerce, Minnesota Department of
Agency URL:
Agency Description: The Minnesota Department of Commerce is the chief regulator for the banking, energy, insurance, real estate, securities, telecommunications industries and also operates Minnesota's Unclaimed Property.
Agency Phone: 651-539-1600
Agency Fax: Agency URL:
Agency Address:
85 7th Place East, Suite 500

St. Paul
Unit Name: Licensing Unit
Unit URL:
Unit Description:
Unit Phone: 651-539-1599
Unit Fax: Contact person(s):
Unit URL:
Audience: Hold Application URL:
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General Requirements

A voluntary registrant must provide acceptable documentation that they are fully qualified to placing-in-service commercial weighing or measuring equipment. This means a placing-in-service report must be completed and sent to the Weights and Measures Division for all newly installed, repaired, remanufactured, and rejected commercial weighing and measuring equipment. Also, a registrant must have a thorough working knowledge of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Handbook 44 2005 Edition, and Department of Commerce Rules, Minn. Rules 7601

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Rules: 7601

Statutes: 239.06


Placing in Service Permit Application

Period of Issuance:


Length of Determination: One week.
Other Info:
Activity: Weighing and Measuring Equipment
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