Firearms Carry or Purchase Permits
If you have any questions regarding the Carry and Conceal permit process, contact the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office - Records Division, c/o Public Safety Building, 2030 N Arlington Avenue, Duluth, MN 55811, telephone 218-336-4360.
- Carry Permit: No applications for permits to carry are granted by local police departments. There is no residency requirement for applying for a permit to carry. That is to say, if you live in the State of Minnesota you must apply in the county where you live, if you live outside Minnesota you apply at any county within the State of Minnesota. The following Sheriff's offices accept applications: Duluth Public Safety Building, Virginia Courthouse Sheriff's office, and Hibbing Courthouse Sheriff's office.
Purchase Permit: If you live in the jurisdiction of the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office (rural St. Louis County) you make application for a permit to purchase a handgun at following Sheriff's offices: Duluth Public Safety Building, Virginia Courthouse Sheriff's office, and Hibbing Courthouse Sheriff's office.