Weapons Permits

Applications must be filed with the Sheriff of the county in which you reside.

Below you will find the Weapon Permit Applications. Print off the Weapon permit form that you are applying for, fill out the forms, sign, date and mail back to our office. Please make sure you provide us with your phone number in case we need to get ahold of you. You will need to enclose a check or money order for the appropriate amount made out to Wapello County Sheriff along with a color copy of your Driver’s License with your current Wapello County address. You may also find the applications on the Iowa Department of Public Safety Web Site.

Permit to Carry is a $50.00 fee, renewal permits are $25.00, you will need to apply 30 days before or 30 days after your permit expiration date to be eligible for a renewal permit. When applying for a new Permit to carry, you will need to also include your Training Certificate which cannot be more than 2 years old.

Permit to Acquire is a $25.00 fee.

Please feel free to contact our office at 641-684-4350 if you have any questions.

Wapello County Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Weapon Permits
330 W. Second St.
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Permit to Acquire

Permit to Carry Application