License Minnesota

Mobile Monitor Permit - Media

Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA)

Agency contact information:

Public Safety (DPS), Minnesota Department of
445 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 201-7000 | (651) 282-6555 (TTY)
Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA)
1430 Maryland Ave. East, St. Paul, MN 55106 | (651) 793-7000 (24 Hours)


Minnesota Department of Public Safety     Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

Mobile Monitor Permits

Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA)

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) is responsible for the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement, Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS), Emergency Communication Networks, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Office of Justice Programs, State Fire Marshal, Pipeline Safety, State Highway Patrol, Capitol Security and Traffic Safety.


Letter from employer verifying employment status.



Period of Issuance:

Issued for two calendar years. Permit is valid until 12/31.

Length of Determination Process:

Average is 4-6 weeks from date of receipt of application at Bureau of Criminal Apprehension offices.

Other Pertinent Information:

Amateur radio license holders and full time police officers are exempt from this requirement per Minn. Stat. § 299C.37