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Only licensed elevator contractors may install, maintain, alter, repair or test elevators and elevator-related devices in Minnesota. Permits are required for the installation, alteration and removal of elevators. Permits for repairs are limited to what is identified in rule.

Get a permit

Apply or pay for an elevator permit online here. Note:  A new permit system launched June 22, 2020.

Elevator inspector information

Download elevator asset data set

Click here to download a complete elevator asset data set in .csv format.

Questions about permits?

Contact us at or 651-284-5071.