Why does the Board collect fees or monetary fines?
The Board collects payments for program license and inspection fees as required under Minnesota law. These fees are utilized to support Board programs that keep Minnesota’s domestic animals and human communities healthy.
The Board may also assess monetary fines (known as administrative or civil penalties) to Minnesota residents who fail to comply with Minnesota laws enforced by the Board.
When are fees or monetary fines due?
Inspection and license fee due-dates vary depending on the program. Refer to the specific program information listed below for details.
Monetary fines are due within 30 days of issuance.
How will I be notified when a payment is due?
The Board will mail or e-mail you a reminder according to the timeline listed under the specific program information below.
How do I submit a payment to the Board?
Payments may be submitted on the Board’s website (refer to the links for specific payment types below).
You can also mail a check or money order to:
Minnesota Board of Animal Health
625 Robert St. N.
St. Paul, MN 55155
Do not send cash.
What do I do if I am unable to make a payment?
What happens if I can’t or don’t make my payment by the due date?
An agent of the Board will contact you to discuss payment options. Continued failure to pay may result in assessment of a late fee, administrative/civil penalty or referral to the Minnesota Department of Revenue for debt collection.
Who do I contact if I have questions about my payment?
If you have questions about why you owe a payment please contact the Program Administrator or the Director of the Accountable division. If you have administrative questions about a payment (i.e. how to submit a payment, if a payment was received, and the status of your payment), please contact the Board’s Business and Financial Division at 651-201-6840.