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State Agencies

State agencies are part of Minnesota’s executive branch of government and are headed up by Commissioners who are appointed by the Governor. Below are telephone numbers for many of these agencies. To access an agency’s website, click on its name.

DepartmentCommissioner's OfficeGeneral Assistance
Department of Agriculture (651) 201-6219 (651) 201-6000
(800) 967-2474
Department of Education (651) 582-8204 (651) 582-8200
Department of Commerce (651) 539-1441 (651) 539-1500
Department of Corrections (651) 361-7226 (651) 361-7200
Department of Employment and
Economic Development
(651) 259-7119 (651) 259-7114
Department of Health (651) 201-5810 (651) 201-5000
Department of Human Rights (651) 296-5675 (651) 539-1100
Department of Human Services (651) 431-2907 (651) 431-2000
Department of Labor and Industry (651) 284-5005 (651) 284-5005
(800) 342-5354
Minnesota Management and Budget (651) 201-8011 (651) 201-8000
Department of Military Affairs/National Guard (651) 282-4683 (651) 268-8919
Department of Natural Resources (651) 295-5022 (651) 296-6157
Pollution Control Agency (651) 757-2016 (651) 296-6300
Department of Public Safety (651) 201-7160 (651) 201-7000
Department of Revenue (651) 556-6003 (651) 556-3000
Department of Transportation (651) 366-4800 (651) 296-3000
(800) 657-3774
Department of Veterans Affairs (651) 757-1555 (651) 296-2562

To access the state government directory, which contains telephone numbers for other state officials and state offices, click here.

Legislative Information

The Minnesota Legislature is the government body with the authority to change state laws. To visit the Minnesota State Legislature’s website, which contains information regarding the Minnesota Senate, House of Representatives, statutes, and legislation and bill status, among other things, click here. You may find your state and federal representatives by using the Legislative Coordinating Commission’s lookup tool, which is available here.

State Constitutional Offices

The state constitution establishes five constitutional offices in Minnesota. Contact information for the other offices follows:

Office of the Governor and Lt Governor
116 Veterans Service Building
20 W 12th Street
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 201-3400 or (800) 657-3717
www.mn.gov/governor

Minnesota State Auditor's Office
525 Park Street, Suite 500
St. Paul, MN 55103
(651) 296-2551
www.auditor.state.mn.us

Minnesota Secretary of State
180 State Office Building
100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 201-1324
www.sos.state.mn.us

Minnesota Attorney General's Office
445 Minnesota Street, Suite 1400
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 296-3353 or (800) 657-3787
TTY: (651) 297-7206 or TTY: (800) 366-4812

Federal Elected Officials

The people of Minnesota are represented in Congress by two United States Senators and one of eight United States Representatives. Contact information for Minnesota’s members of Congress may be located here.

Criminal Agencies

County Attorneys

The Minnesota Legislature delegated the authority to prosecute criminal matters to the county attorney. Contact information for county attorney’s offices in Minnesota is available here.

County Sheriffs and Police Departments

The Minnesota Legislature delegated the authority to investigate criminal matters to local officials. Click here for a list of telephone numbers for sheriff’s offices in Minnesota. Click here for a list of telephone numbers for police departments in Minnesota.

Federal Criminal Agencies

Federal agencies have authority to investigate and prosecute criminal wrongdoing involving allegations of violations of federal law. You may contact these federal agencies as follows:

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Minneapolis Office
1501 Freeway Boulevard
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
(763) 569-8000
www.fbi.gov

United States Postal Inspection Service
1745 Stout Street, Suite 900
Denver, CO 80299-3034
(877) 876-2455
https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov

United States Secret Service
Minnesota Field Office
300 South Fourth Street, #750
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 348-1800
www.secretservice.gov

United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Minnesota
U.S. Courthouse
300 South 4th Street, Suite 600
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 644-5600
www.justice.gov/usao-mn

United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20530
(202) 514-2000
www.justice.gov

Federal Consumer Protection Agencies

Several federal consumer protection agencies have authority to investigate and take action against violations of federal consumer protection laws. Contact information for some of these agencies follows:

Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission is the federal agency that has authority to take action against deceptive, fraudulent and unfair interstate business practices in the marketplace. You may contact the Federal Trade Commission as follows:

Federal Trade Commission
Consumer Response Center
600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20580
(877) 382-4357
www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a federal agency that has authority to enforce various federal regulations and laws and to advocate on behalf of consumers as it relates to problems with banks, mortgages, credit cards, and financial institutions. You may contact the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as follows:

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
PO Box 4503
Iowa City, IA 52244
(855) 411-2372
www.consumerfinance.gov

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is the federal agency with authority to license and regulate national banks. You may contact the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency as follows:

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Customer Assistance Group
1301 McKinney Street, Suite 3450
Houston, TX 77010
(800) 613-6743
www.occ.gov

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

The Federal Reserve Board of Governors is a federal agency with the authority to regulate state-chartered banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. You may contact the Federal Reserve Board of Governors as follows:

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Federal Reserve Consumer Help
P.O. Box 1200
Minneapolis, MN 55480
(888) 851-1920
www.federalreserveconsumerhelp.gov

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) is a federal agency with the authority to regulate banks that do not join the Federal Reserve System. You may contact the FDIC as follows:

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Consumer Response Center
1100 Walnut Street Box #11
Kansas City, MO 64106
(877) 275-3342
www.fdic.gov

National Credit Union Administration

The National Credit Union Administration is the federal agency with authority to license and regulate credit unions. You may contact the National Credit Union Administration as follows:

National Credit Union Administration
1775 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(800) 755-1030
www.ncua.gov