Permit to Carry Class - Albert Lea

Saturday, Jul 24, 2021 from 10:00am to 1:00pm


This concealed carry class fulfills all training requirements for a Minnesota Permit to Carry. The class price does not include the cost of your permit, nor are permits issued in the class. Permits are issued by your county sheriff after you have completed one of our training classes.

- Class length: 3 hours
- Range time: required
- Range fee varies by location and is not included in class price unless otherwise noted

What to bring:

- Pre-registration ticket or receipt
- Something to take notes with
- State-issued photo ID
- If you own a handgun, you should bring that with at least 20 rounds of ammunition for the range portion at the end of the class. A .22 is recommended.
- Do NOT bring weapons or ammunition into the classroom; they should remain securely locked in your vehicle until we go to the range.
- Eye and ear protection for the range. Click here to see our recommendations.

Class topics include:

- The safe loading, unloading, storage, and carrying of firearms to be concealed
- Current laws defining lawful self defense, use of force by private citizens, including use of deadly force, transportation, and concealment.
- Pistol operation
- Pistol cartridges and components
- Ammunition malfunctions
- Maintenance and cleaning
- Holster selection / concealment techniques

Other information:

- Permit valid for: 5 years
- New permit cost: varies by county, but not to exceed 100 dollars
- Permit renewal fee: not to exceed 75 dollars
- Minimum age: 21+ years old
- Minnesota requires you to complete a certification class every time you renew
- Shall issue to both residents and non-residents
- Click here for extended FAQ
- Click here to view current permit reciprocity
- Class price does not include the permit application fee.
- Permits are not issued in class - you receive a training certificate at the end of class, which you must submit with your application before you will receive your permit.
- Download the Florida multi-state application at

Visit the Equip 2 Conceal Website to register for class.

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