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Gun Permits Update

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Brooklyn Park Police Department will not be accepting walk-in Permit to Purchase applications until further notice. You must be a Brooklyn Park resident to qualify. There is a seven (7) day waiting period before a permit will be issued to qualifying individuals. The seven-day waiting period will begin the day we receive the application.

To apply for a permit to purchase

  • See the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for information and application forms.
  • Download and print the application form.
  • Complete the application form.
  • Make a copy of one of the three accepted official IDs (Minnesota Driver’s License, MN ID Card, US Military ID).

Applications can be submitted using the following methods:

  • Fax to: 763-493-8393
  • Email to:
  • Mail to:
    Brooklyn Park Police Department – Gun Permits
    5400 – 85th Avenue North
    Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

Your application must be filled out completely. Non-complete applications will result in a delay or denial.

If you have questions, please call 763-493-8222

Permit to Carry

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for issuing all Conceal and Carry permits for Hennepin County.

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