Renville County Sheriff's Office

105 S. 5th St., Suite 210, Olivia, MN 56277
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 320-523-1161
Jail: 320-523-3600

Permit to Carry

Use this link to download an application now: Application for Permit to Carry

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Permits to Carry for residents of Renville County are obtained through the Renville County Sheriff's Office
.  Minnesota State Statute 624.714, relating to the Minnesota Citizen's Personal Protection Act, allows qualified individuals to obtain a permit to carry a pistol in the state.  Minnesota state law (Statute 624.714) establishes criteria for Permit to Purchase a Handgun/Transfer Ownership, Permit to Carry, and Renewal of Permit to Carry.

The firearms background investigation process involves a review of each application as it applies to state and federal criteria.  Current Permits to Carry are also monitored for compliance to state and federal law.  Exclusion criteria for issuing and renewing firearms permits is listed here

You may apply for a Permit to carry a pistol by completing the Minnesota Uniform Firearm Application - Permit to Carry a Pistol (link above) and submitting it in person to the Renville County Sheriff's Office, Monday - Friday between  8:00 AM and 4:30 PM (excluding holidays).  Applications may be downloaded using the "Application for Permit to Carry" link above and are also available at the Renville  County Sheriff’s Office, 105 5th Street South, Suite 210, Olivia, MN  56277.

There is a fee for Permits to Carry (see below).  Once issued, they remain valid for 5 years and "double" as a Permit to Purchase.

The Applicant must submit the following items with the application:

  • a completed application form, signed and dated by the Applicant;
  • applicable fee (listed below);
  • an accurate photocopy of a certificate, affidavit, or other document that is submitted as the Applicant’s evidence of training in the safe use of a pistol that meets the requirements of Minnesota Statute §624.714.  (A statewide list of certified trainers may be found on the Minnesota BCA's web site, or by using this link);
  • an accurate photocopy of the Applicant’s current driver’s license, state identification card, or the photo page of the Applicant’s passport;
  • In addition to the other application materials, a person who is otherwise ineligible for a permit due to a criminal conviction, but who has obtained a pardon or expungement setting aside the conviction, sealing the conviction, or otherwise restoring applicable rights, must submit a copy of the relevant order.

  Action

  Fee

  Requirements

New Application

$100.00

Required of all new   applications. or renewal applications which have not been renewed with   in 30 days of the expiration date of the permit.

Renewal Application

$75.00

May be made no earlier than 90 days   prior to the expiration date on the permit.

 

Late Fee Renewal

$10.00

Permit holder submits a renewal   application after the expiration date of the permit but within 30   days after the expiration date.  If more than 30 days past   expiration, apply for a new gun permit

Personal Data Change

Address/Name Change

$10.00

Should be submitted to the issuing   Sheriff within 30 days.

Applicant must fill out new   application form. $10 fee is for issuing a new card with your corrected data.

Applicants need only complete   required personal data and sign where indicated.

Re-Issue

Loss/Destruction

$10.00

Must be submitted to the issuing   Sheriff within 30 days.

Applicant must fill out new   application form.

Applicants need only complete   required personal data and sign where indicated.

Must include a notarized statement   that the permit card has been lost or destroyed.