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Metro examination site

Exams administered by DLI occur weekly in St. Paul. Exclusions may be made for weeks with a state holiday. Exams in St. Paul begin at 8:30 a.m. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to allow time to park and get registered. Directions and parking details are available here.

Weather closures and rescheduling at the St. Paul testing location: If State of Minnesota offices are open, testing will go on as scheduled. However, exam-takers are allowed one, fee-free rescheduling of an exam. Reschedule an exam here.

St. Paul - Directions to St. Paul examination site and parking details. Exams begin at 8:30 a.m. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early.

  • Boat master exams - Tuesday
  • Boiler exams - Tuesday
  • Building official exams - Wednesday
  • Electrical exams - Wednesday
  • Elevator exams - Wednesday
  • High-pressure-piping exams - Wednesday
  • Plumbing exams - Wednesday
  • Residential exams - Thursdays
  • Water conditioning exams - Wednesday


Outstate examination sites

Exams for all license types are offered at each site at outstate locations on each testing day. Exams at outstate locations begin at the time designated by the location listing.

 

Alexandria -- Alexandria Technical and Community College - 1601 Jefferson St., Alexandria, MN 56308.
Exams begin at 9 a.m. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early.

  • Aug. 9, 2017
  • Nov. 29, 2017
  • Jan. 31, 2018
  • April 26, 2018
  • June 28, 2018

Detroit Lakes -- Minnesota State Community and Technical College - 900 Hwy. 34 E., Detroit Lakes, MN 56501. Exams begin at 7:30 a.m. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early.

  • Sept. 14, 2017
  • Oct. 26, 2017


Duluth -- The Inn on Lake Superior - 350 Canal Park Dr., Duluth, MN 55802.
Exams begin at 7:30 a.m. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early.

  • Aug. 17, 2017
  • Sept.19, 2017
  • Oct. 19, 2017
  • Nov. 9, 2017
  • Dec. 14, 2017


Lakeville -- Holiday Inn and Suites - 20800 Kenrick Ave South, Lakeville, MN  55044
Exams begin at 7:30 a.m. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early.

  • Oct. 11, 2017


Marshall -- Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) - 1501 State St., Marshall, MN 56258
Exams begin at 7:30 a.m. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early. No parking permit required.

Regional Event Center map: building 29, park in lot 43.
Conference Center/Upper Ballroom map: building 13, park in lot 36.

  • Oct. 05, 2017, Regional Event Center, room 224 (room location)
  • Nov. 30, 2017, Regional Event Center, room 224 (room location)
  • Feb. 22, 2018, Conference Center/Upper Ballroom
  • March 22, 2018, Conference Center/Upper Ballroom
  • May 02, 2018, Conference Center/Upper Ballroom
  • July 12, 2018, Conference Center/Upper Ballroom
  • Sept. 20, 2018, Conference Center/Upper Ballroom
  • Nov. 08, 2018, Conference Center /Upper Ballroom


North Mankato -- South Central College, Conference Center A - 1920 Lee Blvd., North Mankato, MN 56003. (Campus map) Exams begin at 8 a.m. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early.

  • Aug. 24, 2017
  • Sept. 28, 2017
  • Nov. 2, 2017


Rochester -- Rochester Community and Technical College - 851 30th Ave. S.E., Coffman Building, Room CF206-208, Rochester, MN  55904. Exams begin at 9 a.m. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early.

  • Oct. 12, 2017
  • Dec. 7, 2017


St. Cloud -- Best Western Plus/Kelly Inn - 100 Fourth Ave. S., St. Cloud, MN 56301.
Exams begin at 7:30 a.m. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early.

  • Sept. 13, 2017
  • Oct. 25, 2017


Questions?

Send questions to dli.exam@state.mn.us. Please identify the license exam you are inquiring about and include your contact information and application number, if known.

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