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Contact Info

Sheriff: Bart Richmond
brichmond@jeffersoncoiowa.com
Elected official
Assumed office 01/01/2021
Term expires 2024
Chief Deputy: Jerry Marcellus
Phone / Fax:

Phone: (641) 472-3576
Fax: (641) 469-3353

Location:

1200 W. Grimes Ave
Fairfield, Iowa 52556

Jail:

Phone: (641) 472-3967

Jail Administrator
Civil Division:

Phone: (641) 472-2666
civil@jeffersoncoiowa.com

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Applications must be filed with the Sheriff of the county in which you reside

Permit to Carry

A new permit to carry requires a fee of $50 and a valid driver’s license or non-operator I.D. that contains your photograph and current address issued by the Iowa Department of Transportation. It also requires a training class taken within the previous 24 months or a DD214 with honorable/under honorable discharge. You must appear in person to apply. The permits are valid for five years from the date of issue.

Renewal permits to carry are $25.00, you will need to apply within 30 days before or within 30 days after your permit expiration date to be eligible for a renewal permit. You must appear in person to apply.

If the permit is denied, the $50.00 fee will be reimbursed to the applicant.

You may find the Application for Iowa Permit to Carry here
Note: Please wait to sign and date the application until you appear in person to apply.

Permit to Acquire Weapons

A permit to acquire weapons requires a fee of $25 and a valid driver’s license or non-operator I.D. that contains your photograph and current address issued by the Iowa Department of Transportation. A permit to acquire is valid for 5 years from the date of issue.

If the permit is denied, the $25.00 fee will be reimbursed to the applicant.

You may find the Application for Iowa Permit to Acquire a Pistol or Revolver here.
Note: Please wait to sign and date the application until you appear in person to apply.

What does Iowa’s new weapon Permit Law HF756 mean for you? Click here.

Please feel free to contact the Civil Office at 641-472-2666 if you have any questions.

Notice: County Courthouse Offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th, 2024 in observance of Independence Day.

Temporary Polling Location Change: Fairfield 2nd Ward will vote at the County Engineer's Office, 901 N 8th St., Fairfield effective for the June 4, 2024 Primary Election.