Title: Wine Importer License
Description: Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS)
Subject: Alcoholic Beverages
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:14:45 PM
Modification Date: 3/9/2021 9:38:04 AM
Agency Name: Public Safety (DPS), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL: https://dps.mn.gov
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: https://dps.mn.gov
Agency Address: Public Safety, Minnesota Dept. of
445 Minnesota Street
Division Name: Alcohol & Gambling Enforcement (AGE) Division
Division Phone: Division Fax: Division URL:
$5,000 Surety bond.
Must be 21 years of age.
Be of good moral character and reputation.
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 or alcoholic beverages.
Each Salesman selling for wine manufacturer must obtain a $20 salesman card.
Wine Importer Application
Application forms are available at Forms/Documents
License fee - $500 + $50 surcharge
Brand registration for each label -new - $40
Brand registration for each label -renewal - $30
Period of Issuance:
One year from the date of issuance.
Length of Determination: 30 days.
License Detail URL:
Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (AGED)
AGED Public Data Access Search