Permits to Carry





Permit to Carry Process

Mail your completed application packet to your nearest St. Louis County courthouse's sheriff's office, located in either Duluth, Hibbing, or Virginia:

+ St. Louis County Sheriff's Office - Attn: Records 
100 N 5th Ave W #103, Duluth, MN 55802
+ St. Louis County Sheriff's Office - Attn: Records
1810 12th Ave E, Hibbing, MN 55746
+ St. Louis County Sheriff's Office - Attn: Records
300 S 5th Ave, Virginia, MN 55792. 

An incomplete application will not be processed and 

will be returned to the applicant.

You must include the following with your completed application form:

1) a completed application form (provided here), signed and dated by the applicant (a renewal application cannot be submitted earlier than 90 days prior to the expiration date on the permit); and
(2) an accurate photocopy of a training certificate from a certified trainer (earned within one year before your application date), submitted as evidence of your training in the safe use of a pistol; and
(3) an accurate photocopy of your current driver's license (with current home address), state identification card, or the photo page of your passport.
(4) a $70.00 check or money order for new or renewal applications. $10.00 for change of address/loss or destruction. All fees must be made payable to "ST. LOUIS COUNTY SHERIFF".
**Any applicant who is otherwise ineligible for a permit due to a criminal conviction but who has obtained a pardon or expungement setting aside the conviction, sealing the conviction, or otherwise restoring applicable rights, must submit a copy of the relevant order in addition to the above described requirements.


***These above steps DO NOT apply for Permits to Purchase. Please click here for a detailed step-by-step process for their submission.

All Permits to Carry must be submitted via USPS.




In emergency or to file a report, call 911.

Duluth Records Dept.
Records Email

Hibbing Sheriff's Office

Virginia Sheriff's Office