Permit to purchase a gun or other firearm
To purchase a gun or other firearm, you must get a permit. You can file a permit with:
- The Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) Licensing Division
- A dealer when purchasing a gun or other firearm
We require a background check
- A background check is part of the permit process to buy a gun or other firearm.
- You can contact the Licensing Division to ask about the status of your background check.
Rules and restrictions
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) explains the permit process and rules.