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News Release
Senate Bill 554 Increased Fees for Concealed Handgun Licenses (Photo) - 09/21/21

Released by: Sergeant Jayson Janes

Date: September 21, 2021


The Sheriff’s Office would like to notify our community members of the upcoming increase in fees for concealed handgun licenses and renewals. Senate Bill 554 requires Sheriff’s Offices throughout the state to increase the fees for new concealed handgun licenses, CHL renewals, and transfers. 

Starting September 25, 2021 the cost for a new concealed handgun license will be 115.00. The cost for a renewal of a CHL will be 75.00. The cost for a transfer and renewal will be 75.00. The cost for an address change or transfer will be 15.00. 

If you have already scheduled an appointment and your appointment date is after the 25th, you will not be charged the increased fee. 

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is a full service agency that oversees the adult jail, provides patrol, criminal investigations, civil process and search and rescue operations. Special units include SWAT, Marine Patrol, ATV Patrol, Forest Patrol, along with five K9 teams. Founded in 1916 and today led by your duly elected Sheriff L. Shane Nelson, the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office serves over 200,000 residents in Deschutes County. The agency has 259 authorized and funded personnel, which includes 191 sworn employees who provide services to the 3,055 square miles of Deschutes County.

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