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.
  • Duplicate firearms certificates are available through any DNR License Agent or by calling toll free 1-888-646-6367 or local 651-296-6157.

Courses

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

04/26/18

Glenwood**CLASS IS FULL***

Pope County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day***CLASS IS FULL**

04/26/18

Robbinsdale

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/26/18

Spicer

Kandiyohi County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

04/26/18

Morris

Stevens County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

04/27/18

Tracy* * *CLASS IS FULL

Lyon County

Firearm Safety Training Class* * * CLASS IS FULL * * *

04/27/18

St. Rosa

Stearns County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

04/29/18

Marshall* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Lyon County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day* * *Field day is FULL * * *

04/29/18

Duluth ***CLASS FULL****

St. Louis County

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

04/29/18

Detroit Lakes

Becker County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

04/30/18

Richfield

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/30/18

Cook

St. Louis County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/30/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

05/01/18

Lake Elmo

Washington County

Firearm Safety Training Class

05/03/18

Chisholm***CLASS IS FULL***

St. Louis County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day***CLASS IS FULL***

05/05/18

Rochester* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL* * *

Olmsted County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day* * *Field day is FULL * * *

05/05/18

Madison Lake

Blue Earth County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

05/05/18

Greaney

St. Louis County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

05/05/18

Laporte ***CLASS FULL***

Cass County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day ***CLASS FULL***

05/05/18

Plummer

Red Lake County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

05/05/18

Lewiston

Winona County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

05/05/18

Eitzen

Houston County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

05/05/18

Porter

Yellow Medicine County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

05/05/18

Worthington

Nobles County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

05/06/18

Windom

Cottonwood County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

05/07/18

Hugo

Washington County

Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day***FEMALE ONLY***

05/07/18

Lexington

Anoka County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

05/08/18

Crookston

Polk County

Firearm Safety Training Class

05/15/18

Oak Grove

Anoka County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

05/19/18

Spicer **CLASS FULL** waiting list only

Kandiyohi County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day ***CLASS FULL** waiting list only

05/19/18

Middle River

Marshall County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

05/19/18

Brandon

Douglas County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

05/20/18

Medford *** CLASS FULL - WAITING LIST ONLY***

Steele County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day ***CLASS FULL - WAITING LIST ONLY***

05/20/18

Marshall

Lyon County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

06/02/18

Park Rapids***FIELD DAY IS FULL***

Hubbard County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day***CLASS IS FULL***

06/02/18

Pine City

Pine County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

06/05/18

Lake Elmo

Washington County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

06/07/18

Perham

Otter Tail County

Firearms Safety Field Day (18 years and older)

06/09/18

Rochester

Olmsted County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

06/11/18

Aitkin

Aitkin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

06/16/18

Aitkin

Aitkin County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

06/18/18

Brooklyn Park ***CLASS FULL***

Hennepin County

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

06/22/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Firearm Safety Training Class

06/24/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

07/06/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Firearm Safety Training Class

07/08/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

07/09/18

Lewiston

Winona County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

07/16/18

Graceville***CLASS IS FULL***

Big Stone County

Firearm Safety Training Class**CLASS IS FULL**

07/16/18

Lewiston

Winona County

Firearm Safety Training Class

07/17/18

Warba

Itasca County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

07/21/18

Rochester

Olmsted County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

07/21/18

Aitkin

Aitkin County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

07/23/18

Hugo ***CLASS FULL***

Washington County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day ***CLASS FULL***

07/26/18

Aitkin

Aitkin County

Firearms Safety Field Day (18 years and older)

07/31/18

Edina

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/01/18

Edina

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/04/18

Crookston

Polk County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

08/09/18

Rockford

Wright County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/11/18

Rochester

Olmsted County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

08/13/18

Aitkin

Aitkin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

08/13/18

Savage ***CLASS FULL***

Scott County

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

08/14/18

Crookston

Polk County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/17/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/18/18

Aitkin

Aitkin County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

08/18/18

McGregor

Aitkin County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

08/19/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

09/09/18

Tracy

Lyon County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

09/09/18

Forest Lake PM**CLASS IS FULL**

Anoka County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day**CLASS IS FULL**

09/09/18

Forest Lake AM**CLASS IS FULL**

Anoka County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day**CLASS IS FULL**

09/10/18

Hugo

Washington County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

09/15/18

Aitkin

Aitkin County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

09/25/18

Dassel

Meeker County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

10/13/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

10/15/18

Hugo

Washington County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day