This license is for any person desiring to have an exhibition, convention, show or exposition of secondhand goods or antiques for a limited period of time, not to exceed five consecutive calendar days. No more than 12 exhibitions may be held at a single location in a license year.

For businesses who sell and receive tangible personal property, see Secondhand Dealer - Antiques / comp. / elec. For a business where two or more secondhand goods dealers are engaged in business by maintaining separate sales space and identifying themselves to the public as individual dealers, see Secondhand Dealer - Multiple Dealer License. If you have questions, contact DSI at 651-266-8989, or email the DSI Message Center.

Code Requirements

See Chapter 355 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code for information about secondhand dealers.

Application Requirements


This license requires inspection approval from Licensing (Phone: 651-266-8989).


See Fee Table for current License fees.


A Secondhand Dealer - Exhibition License is valid only during the date(s) of the specific event.

Last Edited: October 2, 2023