The Sheriff's Office will process applications for applicants who live in Aitkin County.
Below is a list of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) pertaining to Permits to Purchase a Handgun:
Stop at your local police department (if you live within the city limits) or sheriff's office during regular business hours to fill out an application or fill out an online application. The completed application must be turned in to the proper police department/sheriff's office in person.
Applicant needs to provide a current driver's license showing correct address.
There is no cost associated with this permit.
The permit is valid for 1 year.
The same process needs to be followed as if you were getting a new permit. Each time you apply (every year) a current driver's license is required.
The applicant must be at least 21 years of age.
By state law the police department/sheriff's office has 7 days of receipt to either accept/deny the application.
If approved, your permit will be sent to you in the mail. If denied, you will receive a letter stating the reason.