Minnesota Painter License

• 18 April 2020

Minnesota Licensing Overview for a Painter

Licensing for a painter in Minnesota is controlled by the Mississippi Department of Labor and Industry.

General Guidelines for a Painter in Minnesota

Specific requirements to perform painter services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check your local government’s rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?


General requirements for a painter license?

You’ll need to pass the exam and provide proof of General Liability insurance. Here are some other requirements:

• Painting contractors can be exempt if you show the gross annual receipts amounting to less than $15,000.
• License applicants must pass business, law, and Residential Building Contractor exams.
• Workers Compensation insurance is needed if you have employees.

What’s the state licensing site for a painter?

Mississippi Department of Labor and Industry

What are some training programs available for a painter?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

License expired annually

What are fees associated with licensing?


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