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Minnesota law requires that individuals follow certain procedures to establish eligibility to obtain, transfer or carry a handgun.  Permits are issued by all county sheriffs in Minnesota.

Permit Tracking System

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension maintains a Permit Tracking System which provides information only to law enforcement officers and prosecutors about individuals who have been granted or denied a permit to carry a handgun. Eligible criminal justice agency personnel may request access to the Permit Tracking System via the Catalog of Services.

Permit to Carry Annual Reports

This report provides information from Minnesota's 87 sheriff's offices related to the issuance of permits under Minnesota Statute 624.714.

​2015 ​2016
​2010 2011 2012​ ​2013 2014
​2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

Permit to Carry - Appendix C - This report covers the time period May 28, 2003 through December 31, 2003.

2001 and 2002 Concealed Carry Study

Related Statutes