This license is 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.

For businesses who sell and receive tangible personal property, see Secondhand Dealer - Antiques / comp. / elec. For an exhibition, convention, show or exposition of secondhand goods or antiques for a limited period of time, see Secondhand Dealer - Exhibition 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.

Reporting Requirements Letter

Application Requirements

You must submit the following:

  • Class N License Application
  • Submit location information of where business records will be kept and/or maintained, as well as business hours of operation
  • Required fee


This license requires inspection approvals from the Saint Paul Fire Safety Inspections, Licensing (Phone: 651-266-8989), Police (Phone: 651-291-1111), and Zoning (Phone: 651-266-9008).


See Fee Table for current License fees.


A Secondhand Dealer - Multiple Dealer License will expire one year from the date of issuance and may be renewed annually.

Last Edited: November 9, 2023