Concealed Handgun License (CHL)

NEW AND TRANSFERRING CHLS AND FINGERPRINTS ARE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED UNTIL APRIL 29, 2020

NEW AND TRANSFERRING CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSES APPLICATIONS ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL APRIL 29, 2020
FINGERPRINTING SUSPENDED UNTIL APRIL 29, 2020

As of Monday March 16, 2020 Klamath County Sheriff’s Office is making the following modifications to daily operations due to building limitations that are not conducive to social distancing recommendations.

KCSO will not be open for the following services until April 6, 2020 unless further extended if circumstances warrant.

• Fingerprinting

• New CHL Applications

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CHL Renewals –Renewals, address changes, or replacements may be accomplished by following these instructions


KLAMATH COUNTY RESIDENTS SUBMITTING NEW APPLICATIONS AND OREGON TRANSFERS NEEDING TO RENEW. 

SUSPENDED due to Covid 19 outbreak

  • Tuesday & Thursday   9am -  11:30am
  • Complete an application
  • Two (2) pieces of identification -  (see below)
  • Proof of citizenship & residency (see below)
  • Proof of firearm safety  (see below)
  • We will take your picture & fingerprint you
  • $65 cash, check or Money Order -  NON  REFUNDABLE

KLAMATH COUNTY RESIDENTS TRANSFERRING  IN FROM  ANOTHER COUNTY  NOT  NEEDING  TO RENEW  THEIR  CHL YET

SUSPENDED due to Covid 19 outbreak

  • Tuesday & Thursday   9am -  11:30am
  • Complete  an application
  • Two (2) pieces of identification -  (see below)
  • Proof of citizenship & residency (see below)
  • Proof of firearm safety (see below)
  • We will take your picture & fingerprint you
  • $30 cash, check or Money Order - NON REFUNDABLE

RENEWALS FOR CURRENT KLAMATH COUNTY CHL HOLDERS

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS due to Covid 19 outbreak

  • Tuesday & Thursday   9am -  11:30am
  • Complete  an application
  • Two (2) pieces of identification -  (see below)
  • Proof of residency & proof of citizenship if you have not provided it yet (see below)
  • Proof of firearm safety such as your CHL (see below)
  • We will take your  picture
  • $50 cash, check or Money Order - NON REFUNDABLE

CHANGE OF ADDRESS FOR COUNTY RESIDENTS AND OUT OF STATE CARD HOLDERSCHANGE OF NAME OR THOSE IN NEED OF A DUPLICATE CARD

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS due to Covid 19 Outbreak

  • Tuesday & Thursday   9am -  11:30am
  • Complete an application
  • Two (2) pieces of identification -  (see below)
  • Proof of residency  & proof of citizenship  if  you  have not provided  it yet (see below)
  • Court certified  true copy of  your legal  name change if  applicable
  • We will take your  picture
  • $15 cash, check or Money Order -  NON   REFUNDABLE

PROOF OF FIREARMS SAFETY

  • Hunter education or safety course approved by the State Department of Fish and Wildlife or similar agency of another state if handgun safety was a component of the course
  • NRA handgun training and/or safety course
  • Handgun training and/or safety course available to the public and offered by law enforcement, community college, private or public institution or organization utilizing NRA certified instructors. You must provide the instructor’s NRA number if it is not on your certificate.
  • Completion of any law enforcement handgun training and/or safety course offered for security guards, investigators, reserve law enforcement officers or any other law enforcement officers
  • Previous Oregon CHL unless it has been revoked
  • Certified law enforcement ID (active or retired), DPSST certificate of completion for a certified law enforcement position or equivalent from out of state
  • Evidence of equivalent experience with a handgun through participation in an organized shooting competition
  • DD214 or Military Training Letter (MUST include the word pistol, handgun or sidearm language on the document)

IDENTIFICATION -  One piece of identification  must have your picture  & signature on it, such  as a driver’s  license,  and  the   other  must have  your signature  and either  your  name or picture  imprinted -  We will  not accept Social Security  Cards for  anything

PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP- Official U.S. Passport, Original or Official copy of U.S. Birth Certificate, FFS-240 Form (Military Foreign Birth), Recent N-300 Form & 6 month’s proof of residency, Original Naturalization Certificate or Tribal ID from Federally recognized Tribe

PROOF OF RESIDENCY - Current & Valid Oregon Driver’s License, Voter Registration Card (we accept this if you are considered a continuous traveler), Real Property Owner printout, Current Rent or Lease Agreement or Recent Oregon Tax Return

****OUT OF STATE RESIDENTS****

NEW  APPLICATIONS & RENEWALS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY  

New Applicants:

**SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID 19 OUTBREAK**

  • BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
  • Complete an application
  • Two (2) pieces of identification -  (see below)
  • Proof of citizenship (see below)
  • Proof of firearm safety (see below)
  • Compelling letter
  • We will take your picture & fingerprint you
  • $65 cash, check or Money Order -  NON  REFUNDABLE

TRANSFERS FROM  ANOTHER COUNTY  NOT  NEEDING  TO RENEW 

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY  **SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID 19 OUTBREAK**

  • Complete  an application
  • Two (2) pieces of identification -  (see below)
  • Proof of citizenship & residency (see below)
  • Proof of firearm safety (see below)
  • Compelling letter
  • We will take your picture & fingerprint you
  • $30 cash, check or Money Order - NON REFUNDABLE

RENEWALS FOR CURRENT CHL HOLDERS

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS  DUE TO COVID 19 OUTBREAK

  • BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
  • Complete  an application
  • Two (2) pieces of identification -  (see below)
  • Proof of residency & proof of citizenship if you have not provided it yet (see below)
  • Proof of firearm safety such as your CHL (see below)
  • Compelling letter
  • We will take your  picture
  • $50 cash, check or Money Order - NON REFUNDABLE

CHANGE OF ADDRESS

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS DUE TO COVID 19 OUT BREAK

  • Tuesday or Thursday between 9:30 am and 11:00 am
  • Complete an application
  • Driver’s License with current address and current CHL
  • Passport or birth certificate  if  you  have not provided  it yet (see below)
  • We will take your  picture
  • $15 cash, check or Money Order -  NON   REFUNDABLE

CHANGE OF NAME OR THOSE IN NEED OF A DUPLICATE CARD

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS DUE TO COVID 19 OUTBREAK

  • BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
  • Complete an application
  • Two (2) pieces of identification -  (see below)
  • Birth certificate or passport  if  you  have not provided  it yet (see below)
  • Court certified  true copy of  your legal  name change if  applicable
  • We will take your  picture
  • $15 cash, check or Money Order -  NON   REFUNDABLE

PROOF OF FIREARMS SAFETY

  • Hunter education or safety course approved by the State Department of Fish and Wildlife or similar agency of another state if handgun safety was a component of the course
  • NRA handgun training and/or safety course
  • Handgun training and/or safety course available to the public and offered by law enforcement, community college, private or public institution or organization utilizing NRA certified instructors. You must provide the instructor’s NRA number if it is not on your certificate.
  • Completion of any law enforcement handgun training and/or safety course offered for security guards, investigators, reserve law enforcement officers or any other law enforcement officers
  • Previous Oregon CHL unless it has been revoked
  • Certified law enforcement ID (active or retired), DPSST certificate of completion for a certified law enforcement position or equivalent from out of state
  • Evidence of equivalent experience with a handgun through participation in an organized shooting competition
  • DD214 or Military Training Letter (MUST include the word pistol, handgun or sidearm language on the document)

IDENTIFICATION, PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP ARE THE SAME AS LISTED ABOVE FOR KLAMATH COUNTY RESIDENTS