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Title: Retailer's (Buyer’s) Card for Liquor and Wine
Alternate Title:
Description: Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS)
Subject: Alcoholic Beverages
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:17:01 PM
Modification Date: 1/23/2020 8:52:39 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 and Gambling Enforcement Division
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: 651-201-7507
Division Fax: 651-297-5259
Division URL:
Division Address:
445 Minnesota St., Suite 222

St. Paul
MN 55101-2156

Audience: Hold Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:

Completed application for buyers card and fee.

License applications approved by local issuing authority.

Approved licenses from local authority.

Liquor liability insurance.

Workers' compensation insurance.

State tax identification number.

Must be 21 years of age, of good moral character and reputation, has not had a license issued under Minn. Stat. Chapter 340A revoked within the preceding five years, has not been convicted of a felony within the preceding five years, or a willful violation of a federal, state, or local ordinance governing the manufacture, sale, distribution, or possession for sale or distribution of alcoholic beverages.

Rules: 7515.0200

Statutes: 340A.


Buyer’s Card (Retailers ID Card for Liquor or Wine) Application

Application forms are available at Forms/Documents



Period of Issuance:

Runs concurrent with local license period, then renewed annually on that date.

Length of Determination: 30 days.
Other Info:
Activity: Liquor
License Detail URL:

Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (AGED)

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MN Dept. of Public Safety (DPS)

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