County services suspended

Effective March 17 to April 10 at 5 p.m.

Hennepin County is closing all public-facing services at all 41 libraries, human service centers, and licensing service centers.

Staff will explore solutions for serving residents without person-to-person contact.

Stay informed at the county's COVID-19 page.

Precious metal dealer's license

This license is for any establishment dealing with the sale or commercial use of secondhand platinum, gold, and/or silver. This includes pawn shops, coin dealers, and some jewelry stores.

Expand all information

How to apply

Application process

Submit your completed Precious metal dealer application (PDF) and fee in one of the following ways:

1. In person at the Government Center Service Center:

2. Via the mail to the address listed on the application:

  • Application must be completed, signed, and notarized
  • Payment by check or money order must be included
  • Director of Licensing – Vital Records
    Hennepin County Government Center
    300 S 6th St. A-025
    Minneapolis, MN 55487-0026


Additional information

Precious metal dealer's licenses are governed by Minnesota Statute 325F.732.

Collapse all information