New Information on Missouri Conceal Carry Permits
Missouri Sheriff’s to begin issuing Conceal Carry Permits August 28th
– Pursuant to Senate Bill 75 which was signed into law by Governor Nixon, responsibility for issuing Conceal Carry Permits as well as renewal of Conceal Carry Permits will transfer from the Department of Revenue to the local Sheriff’s on August 28th.
Persons making application for a new conceal carry permit, or renewal of an existing conceal carry permit should submit the required fees and paperwork to the Sheriff’s Office.
Upon completion of the required background checks successful applicants will be issued a concealed carry permit by the Sheriff of Andrew County.
Conceal Carry Permits issued August 28th and thereafter will be valid for 5 years at which time they will need to be renewed. Any conceal carry permits which have not been renewed after 6 months will be voided.
Permits which were issued prior to August 28th, 2013 will still be valid until their expiration date, at which time the holder will need to renew their conceal carry permit with the Andrew County Sheriff.
Records regarding conceal carry permit holders are Closed Records, as such unauthorized release is a Class A misdemeanor.
Change of Name, change of address as well as lost or stolen permits will need to be reported to the Sheriff. Upon notification the sheriff will issue a new permit with updated information for a fee of $10.00.
Application fee for a concealed carry permit will be come $100 as of January 1st 2014. Renewal fees will not change and will continue to be $50.00.
The full body of text for SB75 can be found at http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/pdf-bill/tat/sb75.pdf.
For further information please contact the Andrew County Sheriff’s Office at (816)324-4114.