The application period for the 2021 Minnesota Hemp Program license period is now closed.
The application period for 2022 will open on November 1, 2021.
Only first-time applicants need to submit fingerprints and pass a criminal background check.
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 a grower or processor category, and adding or changing grow or processing locations. All changes must be made by submitting a Change Request Form.
*PLEASE NOTE: THE MINIMUM COST OF A GROWER LICENSE IS $400 ($150 + $250 FOR ONE LOCATION) AND THE MINIMUM COST OF A PROCESSOR LICENSE IS $500 ($250 + $250 FOR ONE LOCATION). EACH LICENSE CATEGORY MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF ONE REGISTERED LOCATION.
|Each Sample for THC Testing||$100|
|Each Inspection Beyond the First One||$250|
|License Change Fee||$50|