Title: Explosives Permit
Description: Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) - State Fire Marshal
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: https://dps.mn.gov
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: https://dps.mn.gov
Agency Address: Public Safety, Minnesota Dept. of
445 Minnesota Street
Division Name: State Fire Marshal
Division URL: https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/sfm/Pages/default.aspx
Division Phone: 612-386-4657
Division Fax: Division URL: https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/sfm/Pages/default.aspx
445 Minnesota Street, Suite 145
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 Phone: Unit Fax: Contact person(s): Unit 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
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.
License Detail URL: