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.

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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.

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