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Concealed Pistol Licenses

Renewing your Concealed Pistol License via mail during COVID 19 outbreak

You may renew your license up to 90 days prior to the expiration date for a fee of $32.00, or up to 90 days after the expiration date for a late renewal fee of $42.00.  During the closure of our offices to the public you may mail in your completed CPL renewal paperwork along with the appropriate fees in check or money order payable to Island County Sheriff – please do not send cash -

                                     Mail to:             Island County Sheriff's Office                                                                                                                                                   PO Box 5000                                                                                                                                                                                 Coupeville, WA 98239          

Upon receipt of your paperwork and fee our office will renew your license and hold it until we are able to open our offices to the public.  At that time you will be able to come in with your state or federally issued identification and pick it up.  Please check back often to the website to see when the restrictions have been lifted. 

***Also in your application packet please indicate where you would prefer to pick up the license once the closures are lifted.  (Camano Island, Freeland Precinct or Coupeville Offices)


If your previous permit has been expired more than 90 days you will be required to apply as an original with a fee of $49.25.  This however cannot be completed until the offices are open to the public once again.

Applications are accepted at the following location and times:

Island County Law & Justice Building 
2nd Floor
101 NE Sixth St
Coupeville, WA  98239

Tuesday through Friday except holidays or county closures: 9 am to 3 pm

 *Please note that we cannot make change for large bills*

Island County Sheriff's Office, South Precinct
5521 E Harbor Rd
Freeland, WA 98249

Monday through Friday except holidays or county closures: 9 am to 5 pm

Original Concealed Pistol Applications and Fingerprinting by Appointment Only

Camano Multi-Purpose Center
141 East Camano Dr.
Camano Island, WA 98282

1st & 3rd Thursday of the month

1:30 pm to 4:30 pm​ 

Exact cash or personal check ONLY

Applicants must be Island County residents or Out of State residents.  State of Washington residents outside Island County must apply at their local County Sheriff's office.  

Your application can be denied if:

  • You have a concealed pistol license in a revoked status
  • You are under 21 years of age
  • You are subject to a court order or injunction concerning the possession of firearms
  • You are free on bond or personal recognizance pending trial, appeal, or sentencing for a felony offense
  • You have an outstanding warrant for your arrest from any court of competent jurisdiction for a felony or misdemeanor
  • You have been ordered to forfeit a firearm within one year before filing a concealed pistol license application

Payment options

  • Cash or personal check

Original permit requirements

Renewal/Late renewal requirements

  • State or Federally issued identification (ex: state driver's license, military ID, passport)
  • $32.00 for those permits not expired (no earlier than 90 days before expiration)
  • $42.00 for those permits expired 90 days or less
  • If your previous permit has been expired for more than 90 days, you are required to apply as an original
  • Completed State of Washington Concealed Pistol License Application

Replacement requirements

Renewal of Concealed Pistol License by Deployed Members of the Armed Forces

  • For any person who as a member of the armed forces which includes the national guard and armed forces reserves, who are unable to renew their CPL in person because of assignment, reassignment, or deployment for out of state military
  • Service Member shall
    1. Mail a copy of their orders designating the specific period of assignment, reassignment, or deployment for out of state military service along with a completed Concealed Pistol License Application.
    2. Apply for renewal within 90 days before or after the expiration date of the CPL
    3. Pay the renewal licensing fee or the late renewal fee depending on the date of application
    4. Pass a background check in order to receive the renewed CPL
  • Expiration Date - The CPL renewed under these circumstances takes effect on the expiration date of the prior license and is valid for a period of one year
  • Renewal Fee - Fees have not changed subsequent to the one year expiration. Fees are $32 for a renewal up to 90 days early and $42 for a late renewal up to 90 days late according to RCW 9.41.070

All applications must be submitted in person with the exception of the Deployed Armed Forces Renewal. 

No ATM or debit capabilities are available in our building.

Processing of any Original permit for county residents will take 30 days and out of state residents may take up to 60 days. Processing of Renewal and Replacement permits typically take up to 7 business days.

For additional information about concealed weapons permits and firearms, please go to the State of Washington Web Site.​​​​