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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 on the day of the exam;
  • Study and be familiar with 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))- for the correct amount email devices@agr.nh.gov or call the Division at (603) 271-3700;
  • Achieve a passing score on the exam of 70%;
  • 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 the Division of Weights and Measures, 25 Capitol St., PO Box 2042, Concord, NH 03302-2042 or email them to devices@agr.nh.gov

II. Examination Study Materials for the Weighmaster Exam

III. Required Application and Examination Forms

IV.All applications and fees must be submitted at least one week prior to the exam date for which the applicant wishes to sit for the exam.

  • **Examinations must be scheduled in advance. For exam dates and to schedule an exam, please email Devices@agr.nh.gov
  • All exams are held in the State House Annex located at 25 Capitol St., Concord, NH

V. 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