Homestead application

Download and print this form to complete a paper homestead application. We provide it in English, Spanish, Somali and Hmong.

Before you begin

What you need

You'll need the following information to complete the application.

Property documents and details

  • 13-digit property identification number
  • Deed or other ownership documents
  • Information about additional owners and parcels on your deed
  • Electronic certificate of real estate value (eCRV) number for the property

Put your address in the search box of the property information tool to find your property identification number.

Personal information

  • Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Number (ITN) number for applicants occupying the home
  • Mailing addresses of current owners
  • Actual date current residents moved into the property
  • Your phone number, in case we need to contact you about your application

How to submit your form

Mail, fax or deliver your homestead application and a copy of your deed in-person to the City Assessor Office.

Do not email completed applications.

Next steps

  • We will only contact you if we have a question or if your application is denied.
  • Check the Minneapolis Property Information tool or your next valuation notice to confirm your homestead status.


Contact us


Assessing Department


Minneapolis Assessing Department
350 Fifth St. S., Room 100
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1323

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

See list of City holidays