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Acquire A Handgun

A permit is required in order to acquire a pistol from a federal firearms dealer. Application for this permit must be made in the city in which you reside, or the county sheriff if there is no local police department.

Woodbury Residents
If you are a Woodbury resident, you may obtain an application from the Woodbury Police Department, 2100 Radio Drive. Stop by the department during business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Applications should be dropped off in person with valid state ID showing your current Woodbury address. Allow 7 days to process your application. There is no fee. Upon approval, your permit will be valid for one year.

You may also apply via mail:
     1. Follow the link below to fill out and print your application. 
     2. Attach a photocopy of your driver's license to the completed application and mail to:
              Woodbury Public Safety
              Attn: Gun Permits
              2100 Radio Dr
              Woodbury, MN  55125 

Your application will be processed and, pending approval, you will receive your permit via USPS to your home address.

Application - Permit to Purchase or Transfer

Minnesota Statute 624.713