IMPORTANT INFORMATION RELATED TO COVID-19
OBTAINING A FIREARM PERMIT:
The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office accepts applications for Minnesota Permit to Carry at your local sheriff's office.
Permits to carry applications will only be accepted in person. Any permits to carry received via mail or courier will be returned to the applicant without being processed.
Please note the window at our Public Safety Building will be closed Tuesday, October 3rd through Friday, October 6th. Permit applications can be turned in at the public window located at the Duluth Courthouse, Room 103.
If submitting a Permit to Purchase/Permit to Acquire application, you can submit via mail, email or fax, but please remember to include a clear copy of your driver's license. Permits to Purchase may also be submitted in person as an additional option.
Permit to Carry
Permit to Purchase
Any incomplete application or an application in conflict with the provided instructions will not be processed and will be returned to the applicant.
Additional information on the permit process
Other permits, services and records
For your convenience, we present the latest permits, services and records from our central document library. You can search and find the latest information, forms and documents needed from our department.
Check "Include archived items" for all relevant documents from years past:
St. Louis County Sheriff's Office provides expertise in helping the public with permits, services and records. some of the types of these items include: