Minnesota Non Resident Permit to Carry Class

Minnesota Permit to Carry

Minnesota Permit to Carry

The Minnesota Permit to Carry Class is designed for persons that already have an Iowa Permit to Carry who wish to legally carry a weapon when traveling in Minnesota.  Upon successful completion of this course, the student will receive a certificate that will enable them to apply for a Minnesota Permit to Carry.

Classroom and Use of Force Simulator Instruction

Topics covered satisfy the requirements set forth in Minnesota Statue 624.714 Subd 2a.  The classroom instruction and use of force simulator training include the following:

  • Reasonable force and deadly force as defined by Minnesota statues.
  • Where carrying is legal/not legal in Minnesota
  • Physiological and psychological effects of stress on on decision making
  • Basic instruction on the fundamentals of handgun operation and safety
  • Live fire shooting qualification on our indoor range

Range Qualification

The range qualification consists of 40 rounds fired from a centerfire handgun at a FBI ‘Q’ target.  The course of fire is:

  • String 1: 5 rounds at 5 yards, 15 seconds, strong hand only
  • String 2: 5 rounds at 5 yards, 15 seconds, weak hand only
  • String 3: 10 rounds at 7 yards, 1 mandatory reload, 1 minute
  • String 4: 10 rounds at 10 yards, 1 mandatory reload, 1 minute
  • String 5: 10 rounds at 5 yards, low light, 20 seconds

To pass, students must score a minimum of 80% or 32 of the 40 rounds inside the white silhouette. Participants will be given up to two attempts to pass the shooting test. Students will be disqualified for any safety violation.

Required Items:  Eye and ear protection are required. Students may bring centerfire double-action revolver or centerfire single action/double-action semi-auto pistol.  Handguns are available to rent for an additional charge.  Students will need to bring/purchase a minimum of 40 rounds of brass cased ammunition.

Prerequisites: Must be 21 years old or older and possess a valid Iowa Permit to Carry.  Must be able to demonstrate safe handgun handling skills.

Cost: $79.99 plus tax per person.

To register, please stop in or call the store during business hours.

Upcoming Events

Iowa Permit to Carry Renewal Qualification - MWS 130
-Thursday May 25 - 5:00 PM
-Wednesday May 31 - 12:00 PM
Pull The Trigger - MWS 110
Be Confident , Be Comfortable, Be Safe
-Saturday May 27, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
-Saturday June 3, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
-Saturday June 24, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
-Saturday July 1, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Iowa Permit to Carry - MWS 120
-Sunday June 25 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
-Sunday July 16 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Women’s Only Permit to Carry and Handgun Familiarization Class
-Saturday June 17, 2017, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
-Saturday July 22, 2017, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Minnesota Non Resident Permit to

-Monday June 19 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Intermediate CCW
Defensive Shotgun
Youth Long Gun Safety
-Please call to schedule your group

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