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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
As precaution, the Woodbury Public Safety Building is closed until further notice and we will not be able to accept permits to purchase applications in person.   To apply for a permit to purchase with our department, you must be a resident of Woodbury and your current address MUST be reflected on your driver's license. 

To apply for a permit to purchase
     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. All communication regarding your application will be done via USPS and we will not be able to provide status updates over the phone.  

Application - Permit to Purchase or Transfer

Minnesota Statute 624.713