The application for 2021 Minnesota Hemp Program licenses is now open. Returning applicants, click here to begin: MDA Hemp Program application for renewing licensees.

The application will remain open through April 30, 2021. Paper application forms are now available by request (, 651-201-6600).

Only first-time applicants need to submit fingerprints and pass a criminal background check.


2021 FEES 

The MDA is required to collect annual fees for registration of sites and certification of hemp crops through THC testing. All fees are non-refundable non-transferrable. There is a $50 fee for all license changes made after the initial application period. Such changes include changing the license holder's name, adding new grow or processing locations, and changing existing grow or processing locations. All changes must be made by submitting a Change Request Form

Grower License $150
Each Grow Location $250
Each Additional Inspection for THC Testing Beyond First Harvest $250
Each Additional Sample for THC Testing Beyond First Sample $125
License Change Fee $50
Processor License $250