A Seed Sales Permit is required before any person or company may label and sell seed AND before a person may label seed for delivery into North Dakota. There is no fee to obtain the permit.


Permit Requirements for ND Residents or Non-Residents

  • A permit is required for anyone who is the initial labeler of a seed lot.
  • A permit is NOT required for anyone selling seed previously labeled by another


Reporting Requirements

Labelers are required to record all seed sales and submit an annual report of all sales by September 1. The reporting period is July 1 through June 30 of each year. Report forms are mailed to permit holders the end of June. Labeling fees are based on the volume of seed sold.  Only seed sold with your name as labeler must be reported.




Additional Resources

Application for Seed Sales Permit

Quick Reference Guide for Seed Labelers

Quick Reference Guide for Seed Quality Testing Required for Labeling