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For Weighmasters

Pursuant to RSA 438, the Division licenses public weighmasters authorized to weigh or meaure any commodity or thing, or issue a statement or memorandum of weight or measure based on results obtained by using a vehicle scale. See Agr 1402 and 1403.

I. Requirements to Become a Licensed Public Weighmaster

  • Complete the application for initial weighmaster licensure (see "Required Examination Forms" below);
  • Complete the Weighmaster Exam Form (see "Required Exam Forms" below);
  • Complete the social security number form (see "Required Exam Forms");
  • Obtain a copy of the weighmaster laws and rules (see RSA 438:40, Agr 1401, Agr 1402, and Agr 1403);
  • Pay a license fee (in accordance with Agr 1410.07 (a) and Agr 1402.06 (d))- call or email Dennis Marquis for the correct amount due;
  • Pass the weighmaster exam and pay a $20.00 non-refundable exam fee;
  • All checks shall be made payable to "Treasurer, State of New Hampshire;"
  • Send the completed documents to Dennis Marquis, Division of Weights and Measures, 25 Capitol St., PO Box 2042, Concord, NH 03302-2042.

II. Examination Study Materials for the Weighmaster Exam

III. Required Application and Examination Forms

IV. Guidance Memoranda for Weighmasters

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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