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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01/28/20

Roseville* * * CLASS IS FULL * * *

Ramsey County

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

01/30/20

Prior Lake

Scott County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

01/30/20

Cannon Falls

Goodhue County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/03/20

Vermillion ***CLASS FULL***

Dakota County

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

02/03/20

Waverly

Wright County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/04/20

Buffalo

Wright County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/04/20

Appleton

Swift County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/04/20

Rothsay

Wilkin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/05/20

Clara City

Chippewa County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/10/20

Buckman

Morrison County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/10/20

Pierz

Morrison County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/11/20

Houston

Houston County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/13/20

Cottonwood

Lyon County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/22/20

Rochester* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Olmsted County

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

02/22/20

Henserson

Sibley County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/24/20

Pequot Lakes

Crow Wing County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/24/20

Waseca

Waseca County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/24/20

Benson

Swift County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/24/20

Prior Lake

Scott County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/25/20

Le Center

Le Sueur County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/27/20

Murdock

Swift County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/29/20

Fulda

Murray County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

02/29/20

Wanamingo

Goodhue County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/02/20

Wolverton

Wilkin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/02/20

Clear Lake

Sherburne County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/02/20

Hermantown

St. Louis County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/02/20

Rush City

Chisago County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/04/20

Andover

Anoka County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/07/20

Spring Valley

Fillmore County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/08/20

Hitterdahl

Clay County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/09/20

Chisago City

Chisago County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/09/20

North St. Paul

Ramsey County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/10/20

Montgomery

Le Sueur County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/10/20

Watertown

Carver County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/10/20

Delano

Hennepin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/10/20

Braham

Isanti County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/10/20

Rosemount

Dakota County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/16/20

Annandale

Wright County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/16/20

Stewartville

Olmsted County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/17/20

Waconia

Carver County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/17/20

Slayton

Murray County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/17/20

Dilworth

Clay County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/17/20

Caledonia

Houston County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/19/20

Marine

Washington County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/21/20

Rochester ***CLASS FULL***

Olmsted County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day ***CALSS FULL***

03/24/20

Foley

Benton County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/24/20

Blaine

Anoka County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/24/20

Waterville

Rice County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

03/30/20

Roger ***CLASS FULL***

Hennepin County

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

03/30/20

Audubon

Becker County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

04/01/20

North St. Paul

Ramsey County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

04/02/20

Grand Meadow

Mower County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

04/02/20

Rockford

Wright County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

04/06/20

Hill City

Aitkin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

04/06/20

Deer Creek

Otter Tail County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

04/07/20

Andover

Anoka County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

04/07/20

Pine City

Pine County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

04/14/20

Bloomington

Hennepin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

04/14/20

Edina

Hennepin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

04/15/20

Edina

Hennepin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

04/17/20

Dodge Center

Dodge County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

04/18/20

St. Michael

Wright County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

04/20/20

Hugo ***CLASS FULL***

Washington County

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

04/21/20

Crookston

Polk County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

04/23/20

Inver Grove Heights

Dakota County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

04/25/20

Rochester ***CLASS FULL***

Olmsted County

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

04/25/20

Milroy

Redwood County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

04/28/20

South St. Paul

Dakota County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

05/02/20

Plummer

Red Lake County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

05/03/20

Forest Lake ***CLASS FULL***

Anoka County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day *** Mother and/or Daughters Only ***CLASS FULL***

05/11/20

Cook

St. Louis County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

05/16/20

Rochester

Olmsted County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

05/16/20

Orr

St. Louis County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

06/05/20

Tracy

Lyon County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

06/07/20

Marshall

Lyon County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

06/20/20

Rochester

Olmsted County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

07/11/20

Rochester

Olmsted County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

07/13/20

Lewiston

Winona County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

07/14/20

Graceville

Big Stone County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

07/20/20

Hugo

Washington County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

08/01/20

Crookston

Polk County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

08/04/20

Edina

Hennepin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

08/05/20

Edina

Hennepin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

08/08/20

Rochester

Olmsted County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

08/24/20

Hugo

Washington County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

09/05/20

Rochester

Olmsted County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

09/13/20

Tracy

Lyon County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

10/10/20

Rochester

Olmsted County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day