Firearms Permits & Information

AdobeStock_75061721 [Converted]-17We are now accepting in-person permit applications once again.

 Click for detailed instructions and to download an online permit application. 

An applicant for a gun permit applying in Washington County must be a resident of the county and have a valid Nebraska photo ID or driver’s license. Persons who are a holder of a valid permit under the Concealed Handgun Permit Act are not required to have a gun permit.

The applicant must be at least 21 years of age and have no felony convictions, a criminal history check will be conducted when the application is made. Providing fraudulent information on an application for a permit is a felony offense.

Applications for gun permits may be made at the Sheriff’s Office Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, excluding legal holidays.

Permits are $5.00 and are good for 3 years.

Visit the Nebraska State Patrol website for detailed information about firearms permits.

If you have questions, or if we can be of service, contact us