CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE COURSE
A Concealed Handgun License Handgun Safety Class is available online through Oregon State Sheriff’s Association by clicking on the following link: http://oregonchl.org/ . This class has been created and reviewed by members of the Oregon Law Enforcement and Concealed Handgun License community. The class meets the statutory requirement for the Concealed Handgun License defined in ORS 166.291 (C). The class is available to all persons as an education tool free of charge. For those interested in providing proof of handgun safety training to apply for the Oregon Concealed Handgun License, the course provides a printable certificate for a $55.00 fee.
To qualify for a concealed handgun license you must:
- Be at least 21 year of age
- Be a resident of Umatilla County (This may be waived for residents bordering states with a compelling business interest or legitimate demonstrated need)
- Be a US Citizen or have proof of application with intent to become a citizen
- Never have been convicted of a felony
- Not have been convicted of a misdemeanor within the last four years
- Not be a registered sex offender
- Not be free on any form of pre-trial release
- Have no outstanding warrant for arrest
- Not be subject to a stalking order or restraining order as defined in ORS
- Not have been convicted of a drug offense (although exceptions apply)
- Provide acceptable documentation of handgun safety training
- Pass a background investigation including mental health inquiry
- Pay appropriate fees and provide acceptable I.D. and other documentation
Additionally Oregon State Law states a sheriff may deny a concealed handgun license if the sheriff has reasonable grounds to believe that the applicant has been or is reasonably likely to be a danger to self or others, or to the community at large, as a result of the applicant’s mental or psychological state or as demonstrated by the applicant’s past pattern of behavior involving unlawful violence or threats of unlawful violence. Also any act or condition that would prevent the issuance of a concealed handgun license is cause for revoking a concealed handgun license.
New: Applications are taken by
and you must report in person. Fee is $65. At the time of appointment, the applicant will be photographed, fingerprinted, submit the completed application form and an electronic signature will be captured. Applicant will need to bring two forms of I.D. and proof of citizenship. Click here to download a Concealed Handgun License Application and Instructions.
Renewal: Applications are taken by
and you must report in person (there are exceptions for active duty military, call our office for details). Fee is $50. At the time of appointment, the applicant will be photographed, submit the completed application form and an electronic signature will be captured. Applicant will need to bring two forms of I.D. and proof of citizenship. The Renewal procedure for an expired CHL is the same; you do
not have to retake handgun safety training. Click here to download a
Concealed Handgun License Application and Instructions
Transfer: If you are a current CHL card-holder in
another county and have recently moved to Umatilla County. You do
not need to schedule an appointment for a transfer, but you must report in person. Please change your DMV information first. The fee for transfer is $15, with an additional charge of $15 for fingerprinting. At the time you come in, the applicant will be photographed, fingerprinted, submit the completed application form and an electronic signature will be captured. You will need to bring your CHL card from the other County Sheriff’s Office. Click here to download a Concealed Handgun License Application and Instructions. NOTE: If you are transferring
to another County, please contact that specific agency and inquire about their procedures.
Renewal and Transfer:Applications are taken by
. See procedures for both Transfer and Renewal above. Total fee is $65.
Address Change: If you are a current Umatilla County CHL card-holder and have moved
withinUmatilla County you can notify us of an address change in person or by mail. You do not need to schedule an appointment for address change only. Please change your DMV information first. The fee for address change is $15. A new CHL card will be given to you at the time you come in.
If reporting in person, bring your completed
Address Change Application
, photo ID and your current CHL. A new CHL card will be given to you at the time you come in.
If you chose to mail the application, send us the completed application, fee, photo copy of your CHL and Driver’s License. A new CHL card will be mailed to you.
Name Change:If you are a current Umatilla County CHL card-holder and have changed your name, the fee for name change is $15. You do not need to schedule an appointment for name change only. Please change your DMV information first. Report in person and bring your completed Name Change Application, photo ID, any supporting documentation of name change, and your current CHL.
Duplicate:The fee to replace a lost or stolen Umatilla County CHL card is $15. You can report in person to our office without an appointment.
PLACES CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE HOLDERS MAY NOT CARRY A FIREARM::
Oregon law provides a few limits on where a person with a Concealed Handgun License can carry a firearm, and federal laws contain a few more prohibitions. Be aware that even if you have a Concealed Handgun License, you cannot carry a firearm on any of the following properties:
- Federal facilities - federal courthouses, social security offices, in secured areas of airports, and on airplanes
- National forests marked or posted by signs prohibiting all firearms
- Tribal reservations or Tribal property - you may not carry a firearm concealed without the written permission of the tribal council; this may also apply to certain casinos on Tribal lands. Contact the Tribal Police for more information 541-278-0550.
- Courts - in a courtroom, jury room, judge's chambers or adjacent areas that the presiding judge determines should be free of firearms to ensure the safety of the litigants, court personnel, witnesses and others
- Private property, business or facility where the owner prohibits firearms possession
If found with a handgun on these premises you may be subject to arrest under Oregon Laws, in which case your concealed handgun license would be seized and/or revoked.