Citizens are required to apply for a Firearm Permit to purchase a handgun. Applications are only obtainable from the Law Enforcement Agency in which you reside (i.e., City of New Ulm residents obtain the application from the New Ulm Police Department, Brown County residents obtain the application from the Brown County Sheriff's Department, etc.). Access the Minnesota Uniform Firearm Application (PDF).
When the application is completed, the agency has 7 to 10 days to conduct several records checks and will mail approved permits. If you have any questions, please call 507-233-6750.
This application is for New Ulm residents only. Applications can be returned to:
New Ulm Police Department
15 S Washington Street
New Ulm, MN 56073
Email the Police Department