Hood River County Sheriff's Office

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How to obtain a Concealed Handgun License
Hood River County residents interested in applying for a Concealed Handgun License must first take a gun safety class or show proof of recent completion of a gun safety class which includes a component on handgun safety.  Registration and enrollment in gun safety classes can be made through local area gun shops or through a qualified NRA instructor.
Upon completion of a class, citizens should bring the following to the Sheriff’s Business Office at 309 State, Street, Hood River, OR 97031, 541-386-2098, weekdays from 9am - 4pm.
· Oregon Driver License and proof of citizenship (government issued birth certificate or passport).

· Proof of Handgun Safety Class completion. 

· Check or exact cash for $65 (new applicants) or $50 (renewals) payable to Hood River County Sheriff.

Please allow up to 6 weeks for processing. 

Once fully processed and approved, cards will be mailed to the address listed on the application. 

* Note: All fees are non-refundable and cover the costs of the background investigation and processing as required by law



Printable CHL Application




To Contact Us: 
309 State St.
Hood River, OR 97031
Phone:  (541) 386-2098
Fax:      (971) 231-2006
24hr. Non-Emergency  (541) 386-2711