Estate Sale Conductor

Scott County Update - 3/17/2020

Scott County will close all county buildings effective close of business today, March 17, to protect the safety of Scott County employees and residents.  This closure will remain in effect until at least Wednesday, April 1, 2020. 

Scott County staff will continue to provide all life-safety and emergency services and will perform all services that can be performed through email, online, telephone, or other electronic means.

County staff are developing alternative ways to provide services and will update the public as new information becomes available.

As of January 1, 2014, to conduct estate sales M,S, 325E.70 requires that “Estate Sale Conductors” (ESC) file a surety bond with the county treasurer of either the ESC’s county of residence or the county in which the sale is to be held. You will need a surety bond for the minimum amount of $20,000 (the minimum amount per M.S. 325E.70.)
Filing Process
File in person at
Shakopee Customer Service Center 

Remember to Bring
Your surety bond
Valid identification

Acceptable proof of identity includes:
  • Current driver’s license 
  • Current state issued identification card
  • Current passport
  • Naturalization certificate
There is no cost to file your surety bond.