Aitkin County issues Transient Merchant Licenses county-wide unless a city has a specific license.
Transient Merchant License Application
• A Transient Merchant License Application must be completed.
• The fee is $150 and payable to Aitkin County; checks, money orders or cash.
• The License term is one year from date of issuance.
• A minimum $1,000 surety bond or cash is required. If a bond accompanies the application, it will be kept on file at the County Treasurer’s office.
Supply Inventory List
• A supply inventory list must accompany the application.
• It is possible that a license will be issued the same day if all paperwork and fees are complete and acceptable.