Permit to Purchase or Transfer a Firearm

If you reside within a municipality, you will apply for your Permit to Purchase with your police department.


Applicants must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age to purchase a hand gun and 18 years of age to purchase a military style assault rifle.
  • Permit to Purchase Applications (PDF) must be submitted in person by the applicant. Applicants must present a current Minnesota driver's license, state issued ID or Passport (or a legible colored photo copy).
  • Application approval may take up to seven days. If your application is approved, your card will be mailed directly to your home address. If you are denied, you will receive a letter stating why.
  • Applications for both permits to purchase and permits to carry are only accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (excluding holidays) at the Isanti County Sheriff's Office.

Additional Information

For additional information and restrictions, visit the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Permit to Carry website.