Gun Permits

Obtaining a Gun Permit

Permits for the purchase, lease, rent, or transfer of firearms are available in your local law enforcement office. The cost of the firearms permit is $5.00 as set by state statute.

Picture identification is required at the time of application. There is a mandatory 72-hour waiting period during which time a record check will be performed. This firearms permit does not allow you to carry a concealed weapon.

Residents living within the city limits of Wayne must obtain firearms permits from the Wayne Police Department at City Hall, 306 North Pearl Street in Wayne. All other residents of Wayne County must obtain firearm permits from the Sheriff's Office at 521 Lincoln Street in Wayne.

For more information, contact the Wayne Police Department at (402) 375-2626 or the Wayne County Sheriff's Office at (402) 375-1911.