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Qualifying for Homestead 
To qualify for homestead you must meet all of the following criteria:
  • You must be a Minnesota resident
  • You must be one of the owners of the property or be a qualifying relative of one of the owners
  • You must occupy the property as your primary place of residence, token or temporary occupancy does not apply

Requirements to Be a Minnesota Resident
Your county assessor will determine whether you are a Minnesota resident for purpose of the homestead classification. You may be considered to be a Minnesota resident if all or some of the following apply to you:
  • You are employed by a business located in Minnesota
  • You are not a resident of any other state or country
  • You are registered to vote in Minnesota
  • You file a Minnesota income tax return
  • You have a valid Minnesota driver's license
  • You list a property in Minnesota as your permanent mailing address

Assessment Division

14949 62nd Street N.
Stillwater, MN 55082

Ph:  651-430-6175


Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.