Brookdale Service Center is temporarily appointment only
Due to staffing shortages, service at the Brookdale Service Center, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center is temporarily by appointment only. No "walk-in" service is currently available. Limited walk-in service is still available at our other locations.
Applications for auctioneer licenses are submitted in your county of residence.
Mail in transactions when possible.
All applicants for an auctioneer license must:
- Be at least 18 years old
- Submit a surety bond of $1,000
Minnesota applicants must have resided in Hennepin County for the past six (6) months.
Non-residents of Minnesota must also attach the following to their application:
Applications should be submitted by mail. We accept check, money order or cashier's checks. Credit cards are not accepted.
Complete the auctioneer license application (PDF).
Gather the following:
Submit your application and payment my mail to:
DIRECTOR OF LICENSING – AUCTIONEER
Hennepin County Government Center
300 S. 6th St., MC-026
Mpls, MN 55487-0026
If you cannot use the mail-in option, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The fee is $20.
Applicants from out of state should apply at least three weeks prior to the auction.