In compliance with current state guidelines, Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office is closed to walk-in traffic until further notice. CHL fingerprinting services are by appointment only, scheduled through this site, in order to ensure proper physical distancing and limits on groups. When it is time for your appointment, please be aware of the following:
Please be assured that we take your health and safety seriously. Our staff will be utilizing personal protective equipment during appointments and we will be disinfecting surfaces in between appointments.
Learning the laws regulating the use of firearms is a must for responsible ownership. Local regulations differ and laws vary from state to state. Citizens must check with the jurisdiction where the firearm is to be used.
In Oregon, the Sheriff and his staff are required to follow strict state guidelines when performing the necessary background checks for issuing Concealed Handgun Licenses. Due to the detailed nature involved with conducting these background checks, processing time can take up to 45 days. During the application process, the applicant will be asked to schedule an appointment for a New or Transfer Concealed Handgun License application.
Please read the requirements section below to make sure you have all the information required for applying for a Concealed Handgun License.
|Type of Permit||Fee|
New Concealed Handgun License
|Renew Concealed Handgun License||$50.00|
|Transferring from Another County (Not needing to renew)||$30.00|
|Transferring from Another County and needing to renew||$65.00|
|Requesting a Duplicate Concealed Handgun License||$15.00|
|Change of Address (within Yamhill County) or Change of Name||$15.00|
Gaining competency with firearms is like learning to drive a car or fly an airplane. You need expert instruction and practice. There is no shortcut. If you are not willing to invest the time and effort to become competent, then having a firearm and trying to use it can, in many instances, be more hazardous than any impending threat.
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Requirements for Applying for a Concealed Handgun License:
NEW Concealed Handgun License OR TRANSFERRING from another county and needing to RENEW:
RENEWAL Concealed Handgun License:
TRANSFERRING from another county (not needing to renew):
CHANGE OF ADDRESS or CHANGE OF NAME:
PROOF OF FIREARMS SAFETY
ALL TRAINING MUST COVER HANDGUN SAFETY AS A COMPONENT OF THE COURSE.