Click the button below for Concealed Pistol License information and applications. You can apply for a new application, renew your current application or change the address associated with your application.
Concealed Pistol License The process is easier than you think.
Learning the laws regulating the use of firearms is a must for responsible ownership. Local regulations differ and laws vary from state to state. Citizens must check with the jurisdiction where the firearm is to be used.
In Washington State, law enforcement agencies are required to follow local, state and federal guidelines when performing the necessary background checks for issuing Concealed Pistol Licenses (CPLs). Due to the detailed nature involved in conducting these background checks, processing times can take up to 30 days (up to 60 days for applicants residing out of state). You will be notified when all required background checks have been completed.
If you have a Spokane County address, or are a resident of another state, you may apply for a CPL at the Spokane Police Department.
For an ORIGINAL CPL, you will be asked to schedule a fingerprint appointment.
If you are applying for a CPL RENEWAL, you may not apply until 90 days prior to the expiration date shown on your current CPL.
LATE RENEWAL applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the expiration date shown on the current CPL. If you are applying after 90 days of expiration you will have to apply using the original CPL Application.
If you are a resident of Spokane County or an out-of-state resident and your Washington State CPL is lost, stolen or destroyed, you may apply for a REPLACEMENT CPL from the Spokane Police Department regardless of where your CPL was originally issued if you are currently a resident in the city of Spokane.
Type of Permit
For credit card transactions a nominal credit card transaction fee will be charged for each transaction. Charges will be viewable prior to transaction completion.
Fingerprinting is required for an original Concealed Pistol License. Appointments for fingerprinting are generally availableDowtown at the Public Safety Building Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 10:00 am-3:15pm, or the Spokane Valley Precinct Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9:00am-3:45pm closed lunch hour from 12:00pm-1:00pm and legal holidays.
Click the appropriate button on the left of the screen to proceed with an application for a Concealed Pistol License.
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Fingerprinting Services We are here to help.
Fingerprinting services are offered on an appointment basis at the Spokane County Sheriff's Office located at 1100 W Mallon Ave, Spokane, WA 99260 or Spokane Valley Precinct located at 12710 E. Sprague, Spokane Valley WA 99216. Photo identification is required (driver license, passport, etc.) at the time of service.
Most agencies will not accept fingerprint cards older than 90 days. Please take that into consideration when selecting the number of fingerprint cards needed.
Ink prints can be provided upon request.
This general fingerprinting service may not be used to schedule concealed pistol license fingerprints. Concealed pistol license fingerprints must be processed as part of your Original Concealed Pistol License application and there will be a prompt at the end of your application process to schedule them.
See below for pricing and information required for each category.
Appointments for general fingerprinting are available at the following locations: Downtown at the Public Safety Building Tuesdays from 10:00am-10:45am, Thursdays from 1:00pm-1:45pm, and Fridays from 8:30am-3:15pm; Spokane Valley Precinct Mondays from 9:00am-3:45pm, Tuesdays from 1:00pm-1:45pm, and Thursdays from 9:00am-9:45am. Both locations are closed from 12:00pm-1:00pm for lunch and all legal holidays.
Click the "Let's get Started" button to apply for fingerprints.
For More Information, Contact:
Spokane Police Department
1100 W Mallon Ave, Spokane, WA 99260
For Permitium questions contact SPD Gun Desk: Phone: 509-625-4274 Fax: 509-325-0875