This license is for the control or elimination of insects, vermin, rodents, and pest birds (including but not limited to, starlings, sparrows, and feral pigeons) within or outside of any structure, by the application and use of chemicals, trapping, structural alterations, and other control limits. If you have questions, contact DSI at 651-266-8989, or email the DSI Message Center.

Code Requirements

See Chapter 334 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code for information about pest control.

Application Requirements

You must submit the following:

  • A list of employees and their State of Minnesota Pest Control license number and Agronomy and Plant Protection Division license number
  • A Certificate of Insurance with $100,000/$200,000 personal injury or accidental death and $10,000 property damage. There must be a 30-day notice of cancellation
  • Required fee


This license requires inspection approvals from the Saint Paul Fire Department (Phone: 651-266-8989), Licensing (Phone: 651-266-8989), and Zoning (Phone: 651-266-9008).


See Fee Table for current License fees.


A Pest Control License expires on the same date as the insurance and may be renewed annually.

Last Edited: October 2, 2023