Rental License Applications
Below are application links for licensing specific types of rental property in the City of Minneapolis. All rental properties, including relative homestead properties, must be licensed.
High Occupancy Buildings (5 apartment units or more)
Condominium, Townhome and Cooperative Rental Units
Review the checklist on the last page of the application prior to submitting your application.
Rental License General Rules
- The rental license year is from September 1st to August 31st.
- Licenses must be renewed each year.
- Rental licenses are not transferable.
- A Minneapolis 311 poster (pdf) must be posted in the rental property along with the rental license certificate.
- All licenses purchased prior to July 1st will expire August 31st of that same year.
- If a license is purchased between April 1st and June 30th, the rental fee is reduced by 50% and will expire on August 31st of that same year.
- Rental license annual renewal fees are mailed out late July and due by September 1st.
- The status of a rental license can be found on Property Information.
- The "Paid On" date in Property Information is the date a customer paid for the license.
- Refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.
- Learn more about Rental License Fees.
Last updated Aug 27, 2014