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Title: Explosives Permit
Alternate Title:
Description: Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) - State Fire Marshal
Subject: Explosives
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:12:56 PM
Modification Date: 9/12/2019 3:13:15 PM
Agency Name: Public Safety (DPS), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL:
Agency Description: 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.
Agency Phone: 651-201-7000
Agency Fax: Agency URL:
Agency Address: Public Safety, Minnesota Dept. of
445 Minnesota Street

St. Paul
MN 55101

Division Name: State Fire Marshal
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: 612-386-4657
Division Fax: Division URL:
Division Address:
445 Minnesota Street, Suite 145

St. Paul
MN 55101-5145

Unit Name: Contact: Explosive Permits are issued by county sheriff's office, or local police chief (in towns of 10,000 population or more).
Unit URL:
Unit Description:
Unit Phone: Unit Fax: Contact person(s): Unit URL:
Audience: Hold Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:

See Prohibited Persons, Minn. Stat. § 299F.77

Ability to certify that user is familiar with all published State laws, rules and regulations, and local ordinances relating to explosives and blasting agents for the location in which the user intends to acquire, transport, store and use explosives.

Rules: 7500.0100 - .3600

Statutes: 299F.74


Application for Explosives Permit



Period of Issuance:

1 day to 1 year, at the discretion of the issuing agency.

Length of Determination: Averages one hour.
Other Info:
Activity: Explosives
License Detail URL:

Explosives Licensing

MN Dept. of Public Safety (DPS)   MN State Fire Marshal

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