The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Lobby is Open
Monday through Friday 9am-4pm 

The Records Division maintains all of the Sheriff’s Office public records by Idaho Public Records Law Standards. 


View details of the Idaho Concealed Weapons Law, Section 18-3302


  • Monday – Thursday 9am-3pm
  • New CWP Applications or CWP’s in process - email for an appointment.

FINGERPRINTING for general purposes (employment, etc) – Call for an appointment 208-446-1300 option 3

Permit Fees

The Records Department now accepts both cash and credit cards.
Permit Fee
Duplicate $5.00
Initial/Enhanced $53..25
Late Fee $10.00
Retired LE Permit $25.00
Retired LE Renewal $17.00


Applying for a Standard Permit

  • The Idaho Sheriff's Association offers an online handgun safety training course that satisfies the firearms familiarity requirements for a basic Idaho Concealed Weapons License.  Click on the following link to access the site.

Applying for an Enhanced Concealed Weapons Permit (ECWP)

  • Enhanced Concealed Weapons applications are available at the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office.
  • You must provide a valid driver’s license, a signed copy of the Idaho Enhanced Concealed Weapons Training Form that has been completed and signed by a valid firearms instructor, and proof of firearms training.
  • Fees are paid in CASH at the time of application.

Renewing Your Concealed Weapons Permit

  • You must complete a concealed weapons application and present your CCW permit.
  • Make sure Driver's License has your current address.
  • You can renew any time during the 90 day period before the expiration date for a $30.00 fee payable in cash only. Renewals done more than 90 days after the expiration date are subject to a $10 late fee.