The Jefferson County Sheriff's Business Office is opened to the public by appointment only. Please call 304-728-3205 to schedule an appointment.
Concealed Weapons Permits:
$25.00 with application (Complimentary duplicate wallet size ID with photo provided)
$25.00 at pick-up
For initial application, please bring your original certificate and driver's license, the administrative staff will make copies and return the original to you. For renewal applications, bring in your current permit and driver's license. Make sure you sign your application in front of a notary. There are notaries on staff that can provide this service to you, free of charge.
Gun Reciprocity Map
On the Mark: A Guide to Concealed Handgun Laws in West
§61-7-4 License to carry deadly weapons; how obtained
§61-7-4a Provisional license to carry deadly weapons; how obtained
Monday - Friday between 8:00 - 8:30 am and 3:30 - 4:00 pm
$5.00 per card
The entity requesting your fingerprints should provide you with a card.
Card should be filled out in BLACK ink.
Make sure you have a driver's license or other photo ID
$20.00 per copy
Copies of incident or accident reports can be obtained in person during regular business office hours or via mail request. Mail requests must provide a self addressed and stamped return envelope. To obtain copies of any pictures associated with reports, there is an additional charge of $5.00 per page or $20.00 for a CD. Sometimes photos do not exist in a format that will allow for the creation of a CD.
$5.00 per VIN
If you are unable to bring the vehicle to Sheriff's Office, you must first come to the office to pay fee, then arrangements will be made with the Shift Supervisor for someone to come to your Jefferson County location to verify the VIN.
Service of Process:
$25.00 per address per paper