Fees

  • Watauga County Sheriff’s Office does not accept credit cards. All services requiring payment must be paid using CASH, in the exact amount, or CHECK ONLY. All fees are NONREFUNDABLE.
    • Fingerprinting
      • $15.
    • Report Copies
      • The first page to each incident is available. This should be sufficient for insurance claims. Any subsequent pages require a court order before release.
    • Concealed Handgun Permits
      • New Application: $90 (includes fingerprinting)
      • Renewal Application: $75
      • Duplicate Permit: $15
      • Please see Concealed Handgun Permits page for more information on obtaining or renewing your permit.
    • Handgun Purchase Permits
      • $5 for each applied permit.
      • Must be paid at time Handgun Purchase Permit application is submitted.
      • An application to obtain a Handgun Purchase Permit is available on the Concealed Handgun Permits page.