Business Licensing

Most license applications must be submitted a minimum of 30 days prior to date needed, some require more time (see application for details). Business licenses and/or ID badges are issued upon application approval by City Council. Refer to City Code Chapter 26 - Licenses, Permits & Misc Business Regulations.

Completed applications should be submitted to the City of Ramsey along with the appropriate application fee to:
City of Ramsey / Attn: Business Licenses
7550 Sunwood Drive NW
Ramsey, MN 55303

License Applications

State of Minnesota Liquor License Applications

Complete form below and return to City of Ramsey (scan and email at least 45 days before event along with a copy of certificate of liability insurance. The City will process and submit to the State on behalf of applicant. Refer to MN Statute 340A.404 Subd. 10 for requirements.

Temporary On Sale Intoxicating

Rental License Applications

Questions may be directed to JoAnn Shaw ( or  763-433-9824.

Rental Licensing Application (PDF)

Business Registration Certificate

The City of Ramsey requires that every business obtain a Business Registration Certificate (BRC) annually in order to operate in the City. Visit the Business Registration page for details & application form. The BRC is processed and maintained by the Ramsey Police department.