Firearms Safety Certification for Adults (18 and older)

shooting practiceRequirements

  • DNR Firearms Safety Certification is required of anyone born after December 31, 1979 to purchase a hunting license in Minnesota. Check requirements in other states.
  • Must successfully complete one of the Options of certification. (see below)

Options

Receive your Firearms Safety Certification or Apprentice Validation by completing one of the following options:

  1. Online course- complete the online course and virtual field day
  2. Firearms Safety Classroom Course - currently scheduled classes below.
  3. Apprentice Hunter Validation (twice in a lifetime)

General Information

  • The MN DNR Firearms Safety Hunter Education endorsement can be listed on the back of a Minnesota driver's license or identification card upon request.
  • A MN Hunting License that includes a Firearms Safety Number is sufficient proof of course completion.
  • Purchase a duplicate firearms safety certificate online or wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold. 
  • For more information or assistance with purchasing a duplicate safety certificate:

Courses

To view detailed information about a class or field day, click on its name.

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08/24/19

East Grand Forks * * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Polk County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day * * * FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

08/24/19

Lewiston ***CLASS FULL***

Winona County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day *** CLASS FULL***

08/24/19

Eagan* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL* * *

Dakota County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day * * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

08/24/19

Royalton * * *FIELD DAY IS FULL* * *

Morrison County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day * * * FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

08/26/19

Lafayette

Nicollet County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

08/26/19

Bradford

Itasca County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

08/29/19

Warba ***CLASS FULL***

Itasca County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class ***CLASS FULL**

08/29/19

Rosemount ***CLASS FULL***

Dakota County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class ***CLASS FULL***

09/03/19

Rice

Benton County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/03/19

Brooklyn Park

Hennepin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/04/19

Hopkins

Hennepin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/04/19

Rockville

Stearns County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/05/19

Pelican Rapids * * *CLASS IS FULL * * *

Otter Tail County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class* * * CLASS IS FULL * * *

09/05/19

Detroit Lakes

Becker County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/07/19

Bemidji ***CLASS FULL***

Beltrami County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day ***CLASS FULL***

09/07/19

Grygla

Marshall County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

09/07/19

Babbitt***CLASS IS FULL***

St. Louis County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day**CLASS IS FULL**

09/08/19

Tracy * * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Lyon County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day * * * FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

09/08/19

Duluth**CLASS IS FULL**

St. Louis County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day**CLASS IS FULL**

09/08/19

Sleepy Eye * * * FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Brown County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day * * * FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

09/08/19

Fergus Falls

Otter Tail County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/09/19

Little Canada

Ramsey County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/09/19

Faribault

Rice County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/09/19

Melrose

Stearns County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/09/19

Fairmont

Martin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/10/19

Sherburn

Martin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/10/19

Rosemount

Dakota County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/10/19

Tyler

Lincoln County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/10/19

South Haven* * * CLASS IS FULL * * *

Wright County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class* * *Class is FULL* * *

09/10/19

Oakgrove

Anoka County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/11/19

Brainerd **CLASS FULL**

Crow Wing County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class **CLASS FULL***

09/12/19

Princeton * * *CLASS IS FULL * * *

Mille Lacs County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class * * *CLASS IS FULL * * *

09/14/19

Montevideo * * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Chippewa County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

09/14/19

Maple Grove ***CLASS FULL***

Hennepin County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day ***CLASS FULL***

09/14/19

Lester Prairie* * * FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

McLeod County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day* * * FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

09/15/19

Lester Prairie * * *FIELD DAY IS FULL* * *

McLeod County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day* * * FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

09/16/19

Motley

Morrison County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/17/19

Dundas

Rice County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/17/19

Duluth

St. Louis County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/18/19

Virginia

St. Louis County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

09/21/19

Rochester * * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Olmsted County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day* ** FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

09/21/19

Thief River Falls * * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Pennington County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day * * * FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

09/21/19

Aitkin* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Aitkin County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL* * *

09/21/19

St. Cloud***CLASS IS FULL***

Stearns County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day **WOMEN & GIRLS ONLY**CLASS IS FULL**

09/21/19

Hill City ***CLASS FULL***

Aitkin County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day ***CLASS FULL***

09/23/19

Hugo ***CLASS FULL***

Washington County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day ~ Female Only!!

09/23/19

Red Lake

Beltrami County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/26/19

Baxter

Crow Wing County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/28/19

Halma

Kittson County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

10/04/19

Dodge Center

Dodge County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

10/05/19

Rochester ***CLASS FULL***

Olmsted County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day ***CLASS FULL***

10/18/19

New Ulm

Brown County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class* * * CLASS IS FULL * * *

10/20/19

New Ulm* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Brown County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL

10/21/19

Hugo ***CLASS FULL***

Washington County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day ***CLASS FULL***

03/02/20

Wolverton

Wilkin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class