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PER State Statute 343.010:

Auctioneers must have license--auctioneer defined.

343.010. 1. No person shall exercise the trade or business of a public auctioneer by selling any goods, property or real estate, without a license.

2. "Auctioneer", as used in section 150.380 and sections 343.010, 343.070 to 343.105 is one who sells goods, merchandise, or property of any kind, at public or private auction, for another person, and who receives any commission or compensation of any kind for conducting such sale; but not including one who conducts such a sale by or under the jurisdiction of any court, or pursuant to any judicial judgment or order, or any foreclosure sale of real estate, and not including any owner of any goods, merchandise or property of any kind, who himself conducts such sale. (RSMo 1939 § 14912, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1170) Prior revisions: 1929 § 13718; 1919 § 10360; 1909 § 1048

NOTE:  The Auctioneer license is issued to each auctioneer and not company.  An auctioneer license issued in any county of this state shall be valid in each county of this state during the period for which it is issued. If an auctioneer is found to conduct business the following penalty shall be exercised to the fullest extent.

PENALTIES

343.250. Every person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty nor more than five hundred dollars, and shall be disqualified from exercising the rights or pursuing the business of an auctioneer for a period of one year from the date of his conviction. After January 1, 1979, every person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a class C misdemeanor and shall be disqualified from exercising the rights or pursuing the business of an auctioneer for a period of one year from the date of his conviction. (RSMo 1939 § 14936, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1170) Prior revisions: 1929 § 13742; 1919 § 10384; 1909 § 1072

 

New Applicants

complete the form as follows and submit with the appropriate payment required.

Renewal Applicants

will be sent renewal applications.  Confirm the contact information and submit with appropriate payment for the renewal.  If you have not received the renewal notification within 30 days of your prior license expiration please contact the clerk's office for assistance.

 

To read the Revised Missouri Statutes regulating the Auctioneer license requirements in full you may click here.

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