Minnesota Secretary Of State - Create/Edit Your Account & Profile
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Create/Edit Your Account & Profile

In order to apply for a position, you will need to have an account as well as a profile. The purpose of the account, is to allow you to enter your information once and apply for many positions.  The profile is used, along with your cover letter and resume, to see if you are the appropriate person for the job.

Creating an Account

Click the green "create an account" button in the upper right of the Boards & Commission website.

Type in your email address. If you don't have an email address, you will not be able to apply online. You can use this paper form, print it out, fill it in and mail it to:

Open Appointments
180 State Office Building
100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Saint Paul, MN 55155

Create a password. Your password will need to have:

  • At least eight characters
  • At least one special character ('#,$')
  • At least one number
  • At least one lowercase letter
  • At least one uppercase letter

Create a Profile

Once you have created an account, the system will ask you to create a profile. The fields that have a red dot are required. Many appointments are legally required to have representation from certain voting districts or areas of the state, so this information is important to us.

Editing Your Profile

You can edit your profile at anytime. Just log into your account by clicking the green "Sign in" button in the upper right on the website. Once you have signed in, the words "Sign in" will be replaced by your email address.  Click the down arrow located to the right of your email address, then select "Your Account".  On the "Your Account" page you can change your password, create a profile (if you haven't already created a profile), or View and Edit your profile. 

Don't forget to click "save" when you are done editing!