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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.

**Please be advised that the Division no longer issues hardcopy licenses.**
Current list of licensed weighmasters. pdf file

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); All applications and exam fees must be received at least one week prior to the exam date.
  • Submit a $20 non-refundable exam fee;
  • Schedule an exam date:
    • July 24, 2019
  • 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 should be brought to the exam. You will receive an email stating the amount;
  • Make all checks payable to "Treasurer State of New Hampshire";
  • Send completed application and payment to the Division of Weights and Measures, PO Box 2042, Concord NH 03302-2042

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:


VI. Additional Exam Information

  • Exams are held once per month at the Concord office.
  • Seats are limited; no walk-ins. 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, and the prorated license fee, etc.

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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