Applications - MN Firearms Training

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MN Firearms Training

Conceal and Carry Permits and Training Classes


Minnesota Permit to Carry Application Info:

  • You must apply in person, in the county of your residence. Mailed applications are NOT accepted.
  • You must present a current Minnesota driver’s license, state issued ID or Passport (or a legible photo copy).
  • You must be at least 21 years old.
  • You must present a current certificate of completion of a Minnesota Permit to Carry Class taught by a BCA certified instructor (these certificates are valid for one year from the date it was issued).
  • Applications must be filled out completely, incomplete or inaccurate applications may result in getting denied. Do not sign your application until you are at the Sheriff’s office.
  • Application approval may take up to 30 days and is dependent on a detailed background check. If your application is approved your card will be mailed directly to your home address.  If you are denied, you will receive a letter stating why.
  • A Minnesota Permit to Carry is valid for 5 years.

Minnesota Permit to Carry Applications are available to download online and at your local county Sheriff’s office.

Minneapolis + St. Paul County Sheriff’s Office Locations:

Minnesota Applications:

Out-of-State Applications: