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.

06/24/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day * * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

07/06/18

New Ulm * * *CLASS IS FULL * * *

Brown County

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

07/08/18

New Ulm * * *CLASS IS FULL * * *

Brown County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day * * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

07/09/18

Lewiston

Winona County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

07/09/18

Lake Elmo

Washington County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

07/11/18

Mound

Hennepin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

07/12/18

St Joseph

Stearns County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

07/14/18

Maple Lake ***CLASS FULL***

Wright County

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

07/14/18

Henderson

Sibley County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

07/15/18

Wolf Lake

Becker 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

07/16/18

Annandale

Wright County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

07/17/18

Warba ***CLASS FULL ***

Itasca County

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

07/18/18

North St Paul

Ramsey County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

07/21/18

Rochester

Olmsted County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

07/21/18

Aitkin * * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Aitkin County

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

07/23/18

Hugo ***CLASS FULL***

Washington County

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

07/23/18

Richfield

Hennepin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

07/23/18

Hinckley

Pine County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

07/23/18

Underwood

Otter Tail County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

07/26/18

Aitkin

Aitkin County

Firearms Safety Field Day (18 years and older)

07/30/18

Plymouth

Hennepin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

07/30/18

Truman

Watonwan County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

07/31/18

Edina

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

07/31/18

Lake Elmo

Washington County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

08/01/18

Edina

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/01/18

Fergus Falls

Otter Tail County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

08/01/18

St Paul Park

Washington County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

08/02/18

Rockford

Hennepin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

08/04/18

Crookston

Polk County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

08/06/18

Brainerd

Crow Wing County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

08/06/18

Big Lake

Sherburne County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

08/07/18

Bloomington

Hennepin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

08/09/18

Rockford* * CLASS IS FULL * *

Wright County

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

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***

08/13/18

Palisade

Aitkin County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

08/13/18

Little Canada

Ramsey County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

08/13/18

Prior Lake

Scott County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

08/14/18

Elk River

Sherburne County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

08/14/18

Crookston

Polk County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/16/18

South St Paul

Dakota County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

08/17/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/18/18

Aitkin * * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Aitkin County

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

08/18/18

McGregor ***CLASS FULL***

Aitkin County

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

08/19/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

08/24/18

Cologne ***CLASS FULL***

Carver County

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

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***CLASS IS FULL***

Washington County

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

09/11/18

Lake Elmo

Washington County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

09/15/18

Aitkin * * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Aitkin County

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

09/23/18

Sleepy Eye

Brown County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

09/25/18

Dassel

Meeker County

Firearms Safety Training Classroom Class

10/06/18

Helma

Kittson County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

10/06/18

Hill City

Aitkin County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

10/07/18

Duluth

Carlton County

Firearms Safety Online Field Day

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