Precious Metal Dealer License

This license is for any establishment dealing with the sale or commercial use of secondhand platinum, gold, and/or silver. This includes pawn shops, coin dealers and some jewelry stores.

Application Process


There are two ways you can apply for a Precious Metal Dealer License.

Option 1: Apply in person 


Print and complete:
Application 1 (Private Data) (PDF)
Application 2 (For Public Use) (PDF)
Proof of Workers' Compensation Insurance Coverage (PDF)
Affidavit of Sole Proprietorship (PDF)

Apply in person:
Shakopee Customer Service Center


Option 2: Apply by mail


Print and complete:
Application 1 (Private Data) (PDF)
Application 2 (For Public Use) (PDF)
Proof of Workers' Compensation Insurance Coverage (PDF)
Affidavit of Sole Proprietorship (PDF) 

Please mail notarized applications and Proof of Workers' Compensation Insurance Coverage or Affidavit of Sole Proprietorship to:

Scott County Government Center
Attn: Customer Service
200 Fourth Avenue West
Shakopee, MN 55379

Cost


It costs $71 for a Precious Metal Dealer License.

You can pay with cash, check (payable to Scott County) or credit card. If you pay with a credit card you will be paying a 2.45% convenience fee.