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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. Guidance Memoranda for Weighmasters

Truck Scale Maintenance: Preparing for & Dealing with Winter Temperatures pdf file

II. How to Renew your Weighmaster License

  • Renewal forms are mailed to your employer's address 2-3 months prior to your expiration date;
  • Make any necessary corrections in "Section A" of the renewal form;
  • Read, sign, and date the renewal form;
  • Submit the renewal form that has the original signature of the weighmaster, with the $96 license fee to the address at the top of the form;
  • Licenses are renewed for an additional 2 years;
  • Expired licenses are not to be renewed. Individuals with expired licenses are to reapply and retake the exam.

III. How to Become a Licensed Public Weighmaster

  • Submit a typed or printed application that is complete, accurate, and has the original signature of the applicant (see "Application for Weighmaster Exam and License" below);
  • Submit a $20 non-refundable exam fee;
  • Schedule an exam date by contacting the office (see "Additional Exam Information" below);
  • Applicant is required to possess a current copy of the weighmaster rules (see "Study Materials for the Weighmaster Exam" below);
  • Pass the exam with a score of 70% or greater;
  • Pay the prorated license fee. This can be paid prior to the exam, brought to the exam, or after the exam.┬áContact the office for the correct amount;
  • Make all checks payable to "Treasurer State of New Hampshire";
  • Send completed documents and payments to the Division of Weights and Measures, PO Box 2042, Concord NH 03302-2042;
  • For information or questions, email devices@agr.nh.gov or call 603-271-3700

IV. Application for Weighmaster Exam and License

Application for Weighmaster Exam and License pdf file(Please type in the fillable pdf version provided, then print & sign)

V. Study Materials for Weighmaster Exam

Questions on the weighmaster exam have been derived from the following materials:

(Please note, the Agr links provide the ENTIRE set of administrative rules for Weights and Measures. You only need Agr 1402 & 1403)

VI. Additional Exam Information

  • Exams are held once per month at the Concord office.
  • Seats are limited; no walk-ins. Scheduling an exam date does not reserve a spot at that exam. Your exam date will be reserved after we receive your application and exam fee.
  • Once your exam date is reserved, we will send out an email explaining where to park, where the exam is, what time the exam starts, etc.
  • After the exam, your score will be emailed to you and/or your company contact. This typically is done within 2-3 days.

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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