Gun Permits

Sheriff

Permit to Carry a Handgun
All Pine County residents who want to apply for a permit to carry a handgun must do so through the Pine County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office accepts applications Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. located at 635 Northridge Dr. NW, Pine City, MN 55063.

Applicants must appear in person and must present the following to Sheriff’s Office personnel:

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years old
  • A completed application form (download form below)
  • A copy of the certificate verifying the applicant’s completion of an authorized
  • handgun training course within a year of the date of application
  • A clear copy of the applicant’s Minnesota drivers license OR state identification card OR passport photo page
  • $100 cash OR a $100 check payable to the Pine County Sheriff’s Office

Applicants are reminded that the Sheriff’s Office has 30 days to process applications and issue or deny permits

Change of Personal Information
The Pine County Sheriff's Office processes all changes of address and/or name for individuals issued handgun permits by the Pine County Sheriff's Office. The standard application form must be filled out completely and may be submitted either by mail or in person. Please submit current photo ID showing proof of residence and/or name change and a photocopy of current permit card to the Pine County Sheriff's Office located at: 635 Northridge Drive NW, Suite 100, Pine City, MN 55063. There is a $10 fee.

Replacement of Lost/Stolen Permit Cards
Replacement of all lost or stolen handgun-carry permits issued by the Pine County Sheriff's Office must be made in person at: 635 Northridge Drive NW, Suite 100, Pine City, MN 55063. The standard application form must be filled out completely. Please supply our office with a notarized letter stating card was lost/stolen and a photocopy of your current photo ID. There is a $10 fee.

Permit to Purchase a Firearm
All Pine County residents who want to apply for a Permit to Purchase a Fiream must do so through the Pine County Sheriff's Office. The Pine County Sheriff's office accepts applications for a Permit to Purchase a Firearm in person or by mail (download form below). Completed applications may be submitted to Pine County Sheriff's Office, 635 Northridge Drive NW, Suite 100, Pine City, MN 55063. There is no fee for a Permit to Purchase.

MN Permit to Purchase/Transfer Application

MN Permit to Carry Application