Weapon Permit Information

Applications must be filed with the Sheriff of the county in which you reside.  These can be done in person during normal business hours or by mail at this time.

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 (PO BOX 518, West Union, IA 52175). Please make sure you provide us with your phone number in case we need to get a hold of you. You will need to enclose a money order for the appropriate amount made out to Fayette County Sheriff's Office along with a copy of the front and back of your Driverís License with your current Fayette County address. You may also find the applications on the Iowa Department of Public Safety Web Site.

A New Permit to Carry is a $50.00 fee, renewal permits are $25.00, you will need to apply 30 days before or within 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.

Permits will be mailed to the address provided on the application.  They will be sent from Des Moines in a plain envelope.  Please allow 7-10 business days to receive the permit.

Permit to Acquire

Permit to Carry


Permits to Acquire:  Cost $25.00


Permits to Carry Weapons: Cost New: $50.00

Permits to Carry Weapons - Renewals  Cost $25.00

**Duplicate Permits: Fees for duplicates will be $25.00 (CASH ONLY)**

 Helpful Links

For more information regarding Permit to Carry Concealed Weapons and frequently asked questions click the link below:


For Information on Hunting and Permits to Carry Concealed Weapons Click the link below:



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