Transient Merchant License
Anyone who engages in any temporary or transient business, locally or traveling place to place, within Sibley County is required to obtain a Transient Merchant License.
The term "transient merchant" does not include a seller or exhibitor in a firearms collector show involving two or more sellers or exhibitors.
The license is valid at one sale location only and not valid for more than one person, unless that person is a member of a co-partnership. The license is only valid in Sibley County.
Applications:Transient Merchant Application
Appointment of County Auditor as Agent
Application to Fix Bond for Transient Merchant License
A surety bond in a sum of not less than $1,000 or more than $3,000, submitted to the Sibley County Treasurer.
Itemized list of merchandise to be offered for sale, listing a description of each item, serial number (as applicable), actual cost, and designation by number corresponding with a number to be affixed to each items by a tag (kept fastened to item at all times until sale).
A copy of the seller's permit as issued under Minnesota Statute 297A.83 or written statement from applicant stating that applicant is not offering for sale any item that is taxable under Chapter 297A.
Apply by Mail:
Complete and send applications, bond certificate, and applicable fees to:Sibley County Treasurer's Office
Attn: Transient Merchant License
400 Court Ave PO Box 51
Gaylord, MN 55334
Checks payable to: Sibley County Treasurer