You must live within the city limits of Northfield. If you live outside the city limits, you must apply at the county sheriff’s office.
The police department will conduct a series of background-related checks to assure you meet eligibility requirements established in state law.
A one-year Permit to Purchase a Firearm in Minnesota is issued upon review and approval of application.
Minnesota Permit to Purchase a Firearm Applications can be downloaded and completed using the universal state form.
Permit to Purchase a Firearm Application (PDF)
Completed forms must be turned in at the Police Department in person with a current valid ID.
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension