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Whatcom County COVID-19 Response - Limited Access to County Offices
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Safety & Justice
Concealed Pistol Licenses
Things to Know
If your current CPL has been lost, stolen or destroyed, you may apply for a replacement.
How to Apply
Apply in person at the WCSO between
9 - 11:45 or 1 - 4:15
, excluding holidays.
(If you are in a hurry and want to avoid the crowds, Tuesday mornings and Thursday afternoons are not the best to come for a renewal as we are fingerprinting for new/original CPLs.)
Complete a CPL application which will be provided to you.
Pay the appropriate fee.
What to Bring
Your current CPL
Your valid, not expired, photo identification like
A current Washington State driver’s license.
A current Washington State identification card.
Equivalent out of state identification.
Your Firearms Rights Restoration paperwork (if applicable).
Your Permanent Resident Card (if applicable).
WCSO Staff performs federal, state, and local background checks.
Processing time can take up to thirty (30) days.
CPL Renewal In Person
CPL Renewal By Mail
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