The Minnesota Multi-State Permit to Carry Class is great for first time students as well as those looking to renew their permits! This class will cover all of the basic safety principals and laws regarding the Minnesota Personal Protection Act to safely and responsibly carry a firearm.
Everything from classroom instruction to a live fire exercise is done in one session. Following classroom instruction, there will be a live fire exercise of 20-30 rounds at a man-sized target approximately 15 feet away.
Average Class Length: 3 hours | Pre-requisites: None | Level: Beginner
- Basic Safety principles
- Proper shooting fundamentals
- Anatomy of a firearm
- Home defense
- Physiological & emotional effects of a lethal conflict
- Defensive gun use
- The threat and use of lethal force
- Police encounters
- Aftermath of a shooting
- The permit itself and how to obtain it
- Prohibited vs. banned from carry
- Live fire exercise
- Handgun of any caliber (please no sharing)(available for rental)
- 1 box (30 rounds of brass ammunition)
- Eye and ear protection (available for rental)
- Valid I.D.
- Receipt from online payment
- Guns and ammunition rental can be provided at $40 per student.
- We will supply at no charge: targets, class materials.
- Multi-state permit upgrades are also available at checkout.
- Download the free study guide!
Which States Honor The Minnesota Permit to Carry?
Permit is Honored in: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin
Permit is Not Honored in: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, New York City, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Virgin Islands, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming, American Samoa, N. Mariana Islands
Florida and Utah Multi-State permit upgrades are available at checkout. See which states honor the Florida and Utah Multi-State permits.
Meet your instructors:
Michael J. Briggs
Primary Instructor & Owner
Michael Briggs is an expert in close quarters protection, defensive shooting and firearms tactics with extensive training from the National Rifle Association (NRA) and American Association of Certified Firearms Instructors (AACFI).
Michael is currently a close protection specialist (bodyguard) contracted by Joyce Meyer Ministries. He has guarded elite clients such as Usher, Justin Bieber, Charlize Theron, Macy Gray, Julianne Hough, Good Charlotte, James J. Hill family, Eric Hutchinson, The First Family of Malaysia and several more.
Not only is Michael a current security operator, he also has a passion for teaching and developing the firearm skills of students and instructors. Michael has extensive experience teaching new students the confidence, skills and responsibility required to safely use a firearm.
“Firearms training should be informative, empowering, and fun. It should not be intimidating. As a firearms instructor, it’s my goal to help you feel comfortable and build confidence as you become a professional with a firearm. I’m committed to training beginning shooters, those who are fearful of firearms and women who want to learn more about self-defense and gun laws.”
Jenn instructs Minnesota Permit to Conceal Carry classes and is certified to offer Utah and Florida multi-state certificates. She is also an NRA certified Basic Pistol Instructor.
Jenn is training to become an expert in close quarter defense, combative shooting tactics, and DNR hunter education.
What others are saying.
“I spent a lot of time researching for a class and I’m glad I chose this one. I really enjoyed it. The instructor was thorough and the class was quick.”
– Rudy C.
“GREAT course taught by an engaging, informative and professional instructor. I would recommend this course to anyone.”
– Amanda K.
“Mike Briggs is a great instructor! Very knowledgeable in regards to the laws on concealed carry and delivered the information in a straightforward and easy to understand manner. Highly recommended for anyone looking to get their carry permit or renewal.”
– Brian S.
“Michael was a great instructor, I would highly recommend taking their Conceal and Carry course along with their other courses. I am sure they would be just as great and informative. Michael provided us with the essential fundamentals for carrying a firearm. You left the class feeling comfortable and confident.”
– Andrea S.
“Was a great place, quick, easy, and painless. Just the way I like it. Very knowledgeable instructors who get straight to the point.”
– Amanda K.
“Michael Briggs was a great instructor. Class was taught in a practical fashion with an easy to follow PowerPoint and verbal lecture. The range firing portion is conducted at total defense which is very close in Ramsey. That portion was easy to follow as well. I would highly recommend getting trained here whether renewing or applying for the first time.”
– David M.
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