- 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)
Receive your Firearms Safety Certification or Apprentice Validation by completing one of the following options:
- Online course- complete the online course and virtual field day
- Firearms Safety Classroom Course - currently scheduled classes below.
- Apprentice Hunter Validation (twice in a lifetime)
- 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:
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|09/28/23||Firearms Safety Field Day||Pelican Rapids||Otter Tail|
|09/29/23||Firearms Safety Field Day||Pelican Rapids||Otter Tail|
|09/30/23||Firearms Safety Field Day||Morristown||Rice|
|09/30/23||Firearms Safety Field Day||Spicer||Kandiyohi|
|09/30/23||Firearms Safety Field Day||Hawley||Clay|
|09/30/23||Firearms Safety Field Day||Le Sueur||Le Sueur|
|09/30/23||Firearms Safety Field Day||Slayton||Murray|
|10/02/23||Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class||Madelia||Watonwan|
|10/07/23||Firearms Safety Field Day||Montevideo||Chippewa|
|10/14/23||Firearms Safety Field Day||Willow River||Pine|
|10/14/23||Firearms Safety Field Day||Pillager||Cass|
|10/14/23||Firearms Safety Field Day||Perham||Otter Tail|
|10/15/23||Firearms Safety Field Day||St. Joseph||Stearns|
|10/16/23||Firearms Safety Field Day||Hugo||Washington|
|10/22/23||Firearms Safety Field Day||Chisago City||Chisago|
|10/27/23||Firearms Safety Field Day||Waubun||Mahnomen|
|02/11/24||Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class||Wolverton||Wilkin|