Minnesota Gun Laws

(Updated: July 24, 2024)

Overview Of Minnesota Concealed Carry Laws

Issuing Status:Shall Issue
Inform Law Enforcement:Yes (upon request)
Honors Other States Permits:Yes
Issues Non Resident Permits:Yes
Prohibited Locations:
  • Public/private elementary, middle, and secondary school buildings/grounds
  • Licensed child care centers (where children are present)
  • School buses containing students
  • Buildings in use by schools
  • State correctional facilities and state hospitals/grounds
  • Correctional facilities
  • Courthouse complex
  • Offices/courtrooms of the Minnesota Supreme Court and Court of Appeals
  • State buildings within the Capitol Area
  • Federal facilities
*No Guns* Signs Force Of Law:No
Store In Vehicle:Yes
Allowed In State Parks:Yes
Allowed In National Parks:Yes
Allowed In Game Management Units:
Allowed In Wildlife Management Areas:Yes
Allowed At Road Rest Areas:Yes
Allowed In Restaurants Where Alcohol Served:Yes
States Honoring Minnesota PermitAlaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Open Carry Allowed:Yes
Licensing Age:

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