You must appear in person to the Story County Sheriff's Office, located at: 1315 S. B Ave. Nevada, IA 50201
You must be at least 21 years of age and a resident of Story County with a picture ID (i.e., an Iowa driver's license or Iowa ID card) reflecting a Story County address.
You will be required to complete the application for a Permit to Acquire form. The Sheriff's Office personnel will run the appropriate background checks. Upon successful completion of the background checks, a fee of $25 will be collected for the Permit to Acquire and will be valid for a period of 5 years.