Oil burner installer

If you install or repair oil burners, you need a license.


An oil burner installer is a contractor who installs and fixes:

  • Oil burners
  • Oil burner equipment

An oil burner has both a:

  • Flash point of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or higher
  • Fuel tank of 10 gallons or more

Oil burner equipment includes all accessories connected to burners:

  • Control devices
  • Piping
  • Pumps
  • Tanks
oil burner

Before you begin 

See How to open a new business


You must provide a surety bond with your application. 

See State of Minnesota $25,000 bond form

Competency card

See if you need a competency card


See Oil Burner Installer Application


Find your license fee

Submit your application  

Submit your application to Business Licenses & Consumer Services

If you have questions, contact:

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The information on this page should serve as a guideline only.

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