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Title: Wine Importer License
Alternate Title:
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:
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 & Gambling Enforcement (AGE) Division
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: Division Fax: Division URL:
Audience: Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa 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.  

Pre-license inspection.

Rules: 7515.0300

Statutes: 340A.301


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.
Other Info:
Activity: Liquor
License Detail URL:

Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (AGED)

AGED Public Data Access Search

MN Dept. of Public Safety (DPS)

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