Sheriff’s Office Delivery of Service Update

Posted On: March 19, 2020

The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office is committed to the safety and security of all our citizens. As we face the challenges and concerns of COVID-19, our delivery of service may be modified to protect the public and our staff.
Following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and MN Department of Public Health (MDH) it is very important to mitigate the risk of exposure. To reduce contact, when possible, response to calls for service will be done over the phone. If deputy response is required, deputies will use social distancing.

Gun Permits:

  • Applications can be found online
  • Permit to Purchase applications will only be accepted by mail. In person delivery of the application is not required.
  • Permit to Carry Applications are being accepted at this time. Permit to carry applications must be applied for in person. Please call ahead and staff will meet you at the door Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Apply in person at the following locations:

Fergus Falls Courthouse (North Door Security Station) at 121 W Junius Ave Phone: 218-998-8555
Otter Tail County Operations Center 469 Main St, Ottertail Phone: 218-367-6300

Please note: Staff will not be photocopying the documents for applicants. Please bring copies of certificate and driver’s license, and $50.00 cash or check. The application will be quarantined for 3 days before being processed.

If you have questions or concerns regarding COVID-19, please visit MN Department of Health website for the latest information.

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