Requirements to Obtain a License to Carry a Firearm

  • Appear in the Sheriff’s Office between 8:30 am and 4 pm during each workday. Note: The Office may be closed between Noon and 1 pm for lunch on staff shortage days, or appear at one of our Saturday events listed on our site between 9 am and 2 pm
  • Must be 21 years old
  • Must be a Butler County resident
  • Must complete application - we do not require you to list references on the application
  • Must have $20 cash, check, or money order - there is a $35 returned check fee for non-sufficient fund checks. We are now accepting debit and credit card payments.
  • Must have driver’s license or approved photo identification
  • New applications may require a background check conducted by the Sheriff’s Office