Dry cleaning and laundry

We list the applications for new dry cleaning and laundry business licenses.


  • Dry Cleaner: Cleaning and dying of clothing with chemicals other than water.
  • Laundry: A place to wash or clean clothing, including:
    • Self-service laundries
    • Launderettes
    • Laundromats
  • Pick Up Station: A business that accepts clothing to launder, dry clean, dye or iron for a fee. Pick up stations do not need a license.
  • If a business provides both laundry and dry cleaning services, you only need a dry cleaning license. 
Several orange laundry machines in a row with a laundry basket on top

Before you begin 

Look at our information about:  


Dry cleaning and laundry businesses in Minneapolis must be licensed. 

See Dry Cleaning and Laundry application


Find your license fee

Submit your application 

Submit your application to Business Licenses & Consumer Services

If you have questions, contact:

More information


Report concerns about a dry cleaning or laundry license


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