Grade "A" Receiving Station License Details & FAQ
- Expiration: varies
- Fee: $250 annually
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone: 800.292.3939
- Forms: DY-307
Who needs a license?
A receiving station is a facility that receives milk for transfer to a dairy plant. This is not a first receiving point for processing. However, this license is only for a stand-alone facility. If your facility is part of a Grade A Milk or Manufacturing Dairy plant, it will be inspected and licensed as part of that plant.
What fees are required? How long is the license good for? Is it pro-rated?
The receiving station license is $250. This license is renewed annually and is not pro-rated.
How do I apply for a license?
An individual should apply for a license by using the application, form number DY-307.
Are there any special requirements to obtain a license?
Yes. An inspection is required. In addition, drug residue screening facilities may be required.
Who do I contact for an inspection?
An individual who is interested in operating a receiving station should contact the Lansing office at 800-292-3939.
Steps to becoming a Licensed Grade "A" Receiving Station as per the Grade "A" Milk Law of 2001
A receiving station is a facility that receives milk and has storage vessels for the milk. If the facility is part of a Grade "A" Milk plant, it will be licensed as part of that facility and will not be charged an extra fee.
Steps to becoming a Licensed Receiving Station:
- For a stand-alone Grade "A" facility, fill out application form
DY-307 ($250 annually)
- Contact the Lansing Office at 800-292-3939 to arrange inspection of a previously un-inspected facility
- Requests for additional information can be made by email to