Community Planning & Economic Development

Business Licenses & Consumer Services
350 S. 5th Street, Room 1
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Phone: (612) 673-2080
Fax: (612) 673-3399


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Alcohol Licenses

Listed below are applications for a new license, changes to your current license and temporary permits for charitable organizations.  Before you begin, it may be helpful to see our instructions on how to apply for an alcohol license.

License Applications

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2 a.m. License Application

Business Associations

Certified Food Manager

City Council Members

Criminal Background Report 

Entertainment Classes - defined

Federal Tax ID Number

Federal Tax Stamp

Food Catering Application

Hennepin County

License Fee Schedule

Minneapolis Development Review (MDR)

MDR Parking

Minnesota Buyers Card Application

Minnesota Forms for Registering a DBA (Doing Business As) Name

Minnesota Sales Tax ID Number

Neighborhood Organizations

Neighborhood Sample Letter

Off-Sale Liquor Zoning Map

SAC (Sewer Availability Charge)

Sidewalk Café Application

Tobacco Dealer Application



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For reasonable accommodations, or alternative formats, call or email 311. People who are deaf, or hard of hearing, can use a relay service to call 311 at 612- 673-3000. TTY users can call 612- 673-2157 or 612- 673-2626.
Para asistencia 612- 673-2700. Yog xav tau kev pab hu 612- 637-2800. Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.

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For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats, contact 311.
People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000.
TTY users can call 612-263-6850.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700, Yog xav tau kev pab, hu 612-637-2800, Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500. 

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