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Veterans Licensing Reimbursement


The Minnesota Department of Commerce is dedicated to helping military veterans open new doors to employment by supporting their efforts to get licensed in Minnesota for qualifying real estate and insurance occupations. The Commerce Department has partnered with the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs to reimburse veterans for the following licensing examinations: 
  • Abstracter ($45.00)
  • Adjuster-Crop ($45.00)
  • Adjuster-Property & Casualty ($45.00)
  • Adjuster-Workers’ Compensation ($45.00) 
  • Broker-Combo National & State ($75.00)
  • Producer Accident & Health ($45.00) 
  • Producer Casualty ($45.00) 
  • Producer Farm Property & Liability ($45.00)
  • Producer Life ($45.00)
  • Producer Life Accident & Health ($45.00)
  • Producer Personal Lines ($45.00) 
  • Producer Property ($45.00) 
  • Producer Property Casualty ($45.00)
  • Real Estate Broker-National ($45.00)
  • Real Estate Broker-State Laws ($45.00)
  • Real Estate Salesperson-Combo National & State ($75.00)
  • Real Estate Salesperson-National ($45.00)
  • Real Estate Salesperson-State Laws ($45.00)
  • Real Property Appraiser-Certified General ($45.00)
  • Real Property Appraiser-Certified Residential ($45.00)
  • Real Property Appraiser-Licensed Residential ($45.00)
  • Real Property Appraiser-Trainee ($45.00)

Veteran Reimbursement FAQ


More Information

For detailed information on the certification reimbursement process, download the VA Licensing and Certification Pamphlet. To search for approved tests, check online

For information about license applications and renewals for the following Minnesota industries: Insurance Producers and Agencies, Real Estate Agents and Agencies, Debt Collection, Appraiser, Abstracter, and Athlete Agent. This does not include Mortgage Originators.

1-800-657-3978 (MN only outside metro area), 8:00 AM - 4:15PM)
651-539-1599 (8:00 AM - 4:15PM)

General Fax - 651-539-0107
Real Estate Fax - 651-539-0114
Insurance Fax - 651-539-0108 or 651-539-0113
Debt Collection Fax - 651-539-0111
License Education Fax - 651-539-0112

licensing.commerce@state.mn.us