Minnesota Permit to Carry Class


Our Minnesota permit to carry course covers all the fundamentals that a student needs to know to carry a pistol for self defense in Minnesota.

This comprehensive class meets all the requirements of the Minnesota Personal Protection Act in the areas of:

  1. Instruction in the fundamentals of pistol use;
  2. Successful completion of an actual shooting qualification exercise; and
  3. Instruction in the fundamental legal aspects of pistol possession, carry, and use, including self-defense and the restrictions on the use of deadly force.


Course Length

6 Hours (Additional time may be necessary depending on class size and range time needed.)  



  1. Overview of the Minnesota Personal Protection Act
  2. Basic Pistol
  3. Ammunition
  4. Firearm Safety
  5. Firearms and the Law: Possession, Ownership, and the Use of Deadly Force
  6. Selecting a Handgun for Personal Defense 
  7. Operating a pistol



This course covers the basics of pistol operation and safety and is designed to take a beginner through the process of safely operating a pistol. No prerequisites are required but shooting experience a plus.


Course Cost

$100/individual. Pre-Registration is required as class size is limited.



Students will receive a certificate of completion, which is proof if training, which is presented to your local sheriff’s office along with the application for your permit. 



Register Here.