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Weapons Permits/Information

PROCEDURES FOR PERMIT TO CARRY WEAPONS AND PERMIT TO PURCHASE WEAPONS

An Iowa Non-Professional Permit to Carry is valid for five (5) years.


Application procedures for a Non-Professional Permit to Carry a weapon:

• Lyon County residents apply at the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.

• Submit a completed application form in person to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office. Forms are available on this website or we have

forms available at the office.

• Submit a completed certified handgun safety training course form or military DD-214 form.

• Provide a form of picture identification.

• Applicant must be at least 21 years of age.

• Must meet all applicable requirements in Iowa Code Chapter 724.

• Pay the required $50.00 fee for a new permit or $25.00 fee for a renewal permit.


An Iowa Permit to Acquire is valid for five (5) years.


Application procedures for a Permit to Acquire handguns:

• Lyon County residents apply at the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.

• Submit a completed application form in person the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office. Forms are available on this website or we have

forms available at the office.

• Provide a form of picture identification.

• Applicant must be at least 21 years of age.

• Must meet all applicable requirements in Iowa Code Chapter 724.

• Pay the required $25.00 fee.


Identification Card: An identication card for weapon permit holders are available for a fee of $10.00.  As for now, appointments must be made by calling 712-472-8300 to obtain a card.



RESOURCES

Iowa Firearm Laws

Federal Firearm Laws