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

Apply in person

Apply by mail or drop box

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


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.