Frquently Asked Questions about Gun Laws in Minnesota
Generally Minnesota is pro gun state.
As of May 20,2013.
Can I carry a hand gun openly?
in Minnesota open carry is permitted, with permit, to carry a handgun. Rifles or shotguns may not be carried openly in a public place.
Do I need a permit to purhase a hand gun?
A permit is not required to purchase a long gun. Handgun purchase requires a permit.
Is a permit required to carry a concealed weapon?
Do I have to register my firearm?
Do I need a license to own a gun?
No you do not.
Are assault weapons banned?
In Minnesota assualt weapons are not restricted.
What about NFA weapons?
NFA's are restricted by Minnesota law. Certain vintage guns falling under the "Curios & Relics" category are allowed.
Before buying a gun check with your lawyer for the latest information and
a strong dose of common sense concerning “Stand Your Ground“ laws.
Remember, a child can never be trusted alone with a gun.