Rental Training Program

Who needs to attend this training?

Any property owner who allows their property to be occupied for rent in exchange for any goods and services requires a rental license in the city of St. Cloud. A requirement for obtaining the license is to participate in this training course. The actual attendants may be the property owner, manager or other staff put in charge of maintaining the unit that is being rented out. Any questions, you may contact the Rental Training Unit Coordinator.

What is the Training?

The Rental Training Program is designed to allow landlords, managers and property owners of any rental in St. Cloud to learn how to successfully rent out property. The goal is to provide safe and desirable rental opportunities throughout the city to maintain a wholesome community. 

  • The training is four hours in length (with adequate breaks)
  • The training material is instructed by:
    • The Police Department
    • The Fire Department
    • The Health Department
  • The training is required to become licensed in St. Cloud
  • The training is specific to St. Cloud as it covers St. Cloud ordinances and policies
  • The training is important for the Fire, Health and Police Departments to develop relationships with tenants to further the goals of a safe and wholesome city

When is the training?

The Rental Trainings are held every other month on a Thursday and alternate between morning hours and evening hours. The training will either go from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. depending on the month. For questions about the next training, you can email the Rental Training Coordinator. This page will be updated with the current registration required for the upcoming training.

See information about current training schedule.

Where is the training?

The training is held in the training rooms at the St. Cloud Police Department.
The address for the St. Cloud Police Department is:

101 11th Avenue North
St. Cloud, MN 56303

Squads and Building


In order to participate in this free training, registration is required. Registration will be offered in a PDF format that can be mailed, emailed or dropped off at the St. Cloud Police Department.

  • Address the envelope to:
    St. Cloud Police Department Training Unit:
    101 11th Avenue North
    St. Cloud, MN 56303

You can also register for the training online. A link for that particular training will be made available here once it is scheduled.