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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:

In State Applications
$50.00 with application (Complimentary duplicate wallet size ID with photo provided)
NO FEE for Veterans
Out of State Applications
$100.00 with application CASH ONLY
Provisional Applications
$15.00 with application
$15.00 at time of pick-up

For initial application, please bring your original training certificate* that includes live fire 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.

*If using DD Form 214 as proof of training, it must include small arms.

Applications are available at the Sheriff's Office.
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§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 a.m. - 4:30 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.

VIN Verification:
$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 information will be provided on the steps to take for someone to come to your Jefferson County location to verify the VIN.

Service of Process:
$30.00 per address per paper