Where required, affiliates are obligated to have an active auctioneers license in each state that they conduct business. Here are some instructions on obtaining licenses in MN and WI.
Obtaining an Auctioneer's License in MN
Step 1. You will need an auctioneer's bond of $1,000-$3,000 to apply for an auctioneers license in MN. The amount of the bond requirement will depend on your county of residence. Call or walk into your County Office to verify the bonding requirements. This bond generally costs about $80 per year.
You can get an auctioneers bond from your insurance agent or the following insurance company will allow you to apply for a bond online: ermunro.com
Step 2. Once you receive your auctioneers bond, you can apply for the license at your County of residence. The license generally costs $20. Contact your County for specific questions.
Obtaining an Auctioneer's License in WI
The state of Wisconsin requires applicants to pass a test in Madison, WI to obtain the auctioneer's license. Please see this link for more information: https://dsps.wi.gov/pages/Professions/Auctioneer/Default.aspx