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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

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

  • Complete a typed application that is accurate and has the original signature of the applicant (see "Application for Weighmaster Exam and License" below);
  • Send the completed application via email (nhwm@agr.nh.gov) or mail to NH Dept. of Agriculture, Markets & Food, Division of Weights and Measures, PO Box 2042, Concord, NH 03302-2042;
  • Upon receipt of the completed application, the Divison will notify the applicant and/or employer via email of the total amount due for exam ($20) and license fees ($ depends on scheduled exam date);
  • Send a non-refundable check or money order to the mailing address with the correct payment amount made payable to "Treasurer, State of NH";
  • Upon receipt of the payment, the Division will notify the applicant and/or employer via email of the reserved examination date and applicable exam information;
    • The applicant will be provided with information explaining where to park, exam location, exam time, and recommended study materials.
    • The applicant is required to possess a current copy of the weighmaster rules (see "Study Materials for the Weighmaster Exam" below);
  • Exam spots are reserved in the order we receive applications and exam/license fees. All applications and fees must be received at least one week prior to the exam date.
  • Applicant will be required to achieve a score of 70% or greater to pass the exam. Exams will be graded immediately after the applicant finishes the exam;
  • Applicant will be issued a Weighmaster License ID # upon successfully passing the exam. Please be advised that the Division no longer issues a hardcopy license. Check the Division’s website for a list of all licensed weighmasters.
  • Application for Weighmaster Exam and License pdf file(Please type in the fillable pdf version provided, then print & sign)

IV. Study Materials for Weighmaster Exam

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

Exam Dates:

Applications and payments MUST be received no later than one week before the exam. Testing will take place in the Brown Building Auditorium, located at 129 Pleasant St, Concord NH, during the month of July.

  • Upcoming exam dates:
    • November 23, 2020 at 9:00am
    • December 22, 2020
  • Seats are limited; no walk-ins are permitted.

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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