The Commissioner may issue licenses to certain individuals or entities, authorizing the employment of individuals meeting certain criteria to work for less than the minimum wage. Sub-minimum wage may apply to students enrolled in a vocational program or individuals with disabilities whose productive capacity to work is impaired by a physical or mental disability.

Information on the license process can be found in N.D.C.C. § 34-06-15 and N.D. Admin Code § 46-02-07-02(2), (3)

SFN 51371 - Application for Sub-minimum wage for individuals with Disabilities

SFN 51370 - Application for Sub-minimum wage for Vocational Education Students