Precious Metal Dealer License

This license is for any establishment dealing with the sale or commercial use of secondhand platinum, gold, and/or silver. This includes pawn shops, coin dealers, and some jewelry stores.

Application Process

You may apply in person, by mail, or drop box. 

Print and complete:

Please mail notarized applications and Proof of Workers' Compensation Insurance Coverage or Affidavit of Sole Proprietorship to:

Scott County Government Center
Attn: Customer Service
200 Fourth Avenue West
Shakopee, MN 55379


It costs $71 for a Precious Metal Dealer License. You can pay with cash, check (payable to Scott County) or credit card. If you pay with a credit card you will be paying a 2.45% convenience fee.