2018 - 2019 Permit to Acquire (or Purchase)

 Weapons-Permit to Acquire (or Purchase)

NEW 

  • Must have current DRIVERS LICENSE OR STATE ISSUED ID
  • Complete Permit to Acquire Application
  • Must pass background check
  • $40.00 for 5 year Permit to Acquire

DUPLICATES - Lost or Damaged Permit, Address Change or Name Change Request

  • Must have DRIVERS LICENSE OR STATE ISSUED ID with CURRENT ADDRESS
  • Complete Permit to Acquire Application-marked DUPLICATE
  • Must pass new background check
  • $25.00 for remainder of permit term

NOTE- Permit printing is now standardized and will be printed at the state level.  Permits will be mailed to applicants.

Our front office is open 8am-4:30pm M-F. It does take a few minutes to take in applications. Please allow us about 10-15 minutes and plan your arrival time at our office accordingly. No appointments are required.

Our office takes CHECKS, CASH or CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS. If cash, the exact amount is preferred. If we do not have change on hand, you will have to return with exact change.

Per Iowa Code-The Sheriff has up to 30 days to approve/deny permits.

 Application fees for permits to acquire may be non-refundable.

NOTE: the date printed on the permit is the date it EXPIRES, there is NO GRACE PERIOD.

  1. Sheriff's Office

    Physical Address
    2300 Law Center Drive
    Newton, IA 50208


    Directions

    Phone: 641-792-5912
    Emergency: 911

    Jail Phone: 641-791-7081

    Hours

    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.