Apply to the Sheriff. You can fill out application and do everything right there. You must have your Photo ID and proof of Ptraining. Some Sheriff’s offices provide the training. Check with your local Sheriff.
Cost is $20.00 by law and the Permit/License is valid for 5 years.
Material costs, Fingerprint and Background check fees can be added.
18-3302. Issuance Of Licenses To Carry Concealed Weapons.
(1) The sheriff of a county, on behalf of the state of Idaho, shall, within ninety (90) days after the filing of an application by any person who is not disqualified from possessing or receiving a firearm under state or federal law, issue a license to the person to carry a weapon concealed on his person within this state. For licenses issued before July 1, 2006, a license shall be valid for four (4) years from the date of issue. For licenses issued on or after July 1, 2006, a license shall be valid for five (5) years from the date of issue. The citizen’s constitutional right to bear arms shall not be denied to him, unless he:
(a) Is ineligible to own, possess or receive a firearm under the provisions of state or federal law; or
(b) Is formally charged with a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one (1) year; or
(c) Has been adjudicated guilty in any court of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one (1) year; or
(d) Is a fugitive from justice; or
(e) Is an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana or any depressant, stimulant, or narcotic drug, or any other controlled substance as defined in 21 U.S.C. 802; or
(f) Is currently suffering or has been adjudicated as follows, based on substantial evidence:
(i) Lacking mental capacity as defined in section 18-210, Idaho Code; or
(ii) Mentally ill as defined in section 66-317, Idaho Code; or
(iii) Gravely disabled as defined in section 66-317, Idaho Code; or
(iv) An incapacitated person as defined in section 15-5-101(a), Idaho Code; or
(g) Is or has been discharged from the armed forces under dishonorable conditions; or
(h) Is or has been adjudicated guilty of or received a withheld judgment or suspended sentence for one (1) or more crimes of violence constituting a misdemeanor, unless three (3) years has elapsed since disposition or pardon has occurred prior to the date on which the application is submitted; or
(i) Has had entry of a withheld judgment for a criminal offense which would disqualify him from obtaining a concealed weapon license; or
(j) Is an alien illegally in the United States; or
(k) Is a person who having been a citizen of the United States, has renounced his or her citizenship; or
(l) Is under twenty-one (21) years of age; or
(m) Is free on bond or personal recognizance pending trial, appeal or sentencing for a crime which would disqualify him from obtaining a concealed weapon license; or
Is subject to a protection order issued under chapter 63, title 39, Idaho Code, that restrains the person from harassing, stalking or threatening an intimate partner of the person or child of the intimate partner or person, or engaging in other conduct that would place an intimate partner in reasonable fear of bodily injury to the partner or child. The license application shall be in triplicate, in a form to be prescribed by the director of the Idaho state police, and shall ask the name, address, description and signature of the licensee, date of birth, social security number, military status, and the driver’s license number or state identification card number of the licensee if used for identification in applying for the license. The application shall indicate that provision of the social
security number is optional.