What is required to get a Minnesota Permit to Carry?

There are only a few requirements to applying for a permit to carry in Minnesota.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must complete an application form
  • Must not be prohibited from possessing a firearm under Minnesota Statute 624.714
  • Must not be listed in the criminal gang investigation system
  • Must be a resident of the county from which you are requesting a permit, if you reside in Minnesota. Non-residents may apply to any Minnesota county sheriff.
  • Must provide certificate of completed authorized firearms training. Training by a certified instructor must be completed within one year of an original or renewal application. (624.714, Subd. 2a)

Where do I apply for a MN permit to carry?

You can apply for a permit at your local Sheriff's Department.

What does your training cover?

You can see a full description of our training on our Classes page.  We provide top quality instruction in shooting & safety.

Do I need to own a gun to go to your training?

If you don't own a gun yet, but would like to receive training, depending on the class we can arrange to lend you a gun for the training for a small fee.  Please note that on your registration, or Contact Us for further information.

In your Basic & Advanced classes how far will we be shooting?

We are re-designing these courses. Stay tuned for further updates

Upcoming Training Classes

“My experience with you guys has been a permit to carry course. I would definitely recommend anyone because I had a very good experience in your class.”

- ERIK, Park Rapids, MN