This license is for the cleaning of outside windows located above the first floor through the use of ladders, scaffolding lifts, or any other similar device. This license shall not apply to any person, firm or corporation when such person, firm or corporation is engaged in the business of window cleaning on one or two-family dwellings. If you have questions, contact DSI at 651-266-8989, or email the DSI Message Center.

Code Requirements

See Chapter 365 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code for information about window cleaning.

Application Requirements

You must submit the following:

  • DSI Class R Application
  • A Certificate of Insurance with $25,000 / $100,000 personal injury or accidental death
  • Required fee


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


See Fee Table for current License fees.


A Window Cleaning License expires one year from the date of issue and may be renewed annually.

Last Edited: June 10, 2024