Estate Sale Conductor

As of January 1, 2014, to conduct estate sales MN Statute 325E.70 requires that “Estate Sale Conductors” (ESC) file a surety bond with the county treasurer of either the ESC’s county of residence or the county in which the sale is to be held. You will need a surety bond for the minimum amount of $20,000 (the minimum amount per MN Statute 325E.70.)

Filing Process

You may file in person at the Customer Service counter at the Scott County Government Center. 

Remember to Bring

  • Your surety bond
  • Valid identification. Acceptable proof of identity includes:
    • Current driver’s license 
    • Current state issued identification card
    • Current passport
    • Naturalization certificate


There is no cost to file your surety bond.