Any person, firm, partnership, association, or corporation that sells rooted plants in the state of New Hampshire must obtain a Plant Dealer License from the Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food. This includes landscapers that are planting nursery stock for clients in New Hampshire.
Yes. You must obtain a license, but you may be eligible for an exemption from the license fee.
No, you do not need a license unless you sell rooted plants.
The license is valid for the calendar year and must be renewed annually. The cost is $25 per year per store location.
You can submit one application as long as you attach a list of the stores, their addresses, and contact information for each store. The license fee is $25 per store.
You can download a copy of the application or call (603) 271-2561 to have a copy mailed to you.
Download a copy of the licensed plant dealers.
Please visit our Nursery/Plant Dealer page.
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NH Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food
Mailing: PO Box 2042, Concord NH 03302 -2042
Physical: 25 Capitol Street, Second Floor, Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-3551 | fax: (603) 271-1109