Administrative Offices of the Benzie County Jail
The Jail Administrative Office of the Benzie County Sheriff’s Office can provide you with Applications for License to Purchase a Pistol and fingerprinting for Concealed Pistol License (CPL). The Records Division is responsible for registering all handguns for the citizens of Benzie County.
This office is open for regular business hours Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm. There are fees charged for most of these services.
For individuals wishing to apply for a
Concealed Weapon Permit (CCW):
You must start
Benzie County Clerk's Office.
If you need further information regarding how to purchase a handgun, please go to http://www.michigan.gov/msp/0,1607,7-123-1591_3503_4654---,00.html then click on Public Act 377 of 2012.
We do conduct livescan fingerprinting for the CCW application, along with most applications requiring fingerprinting. The cost of Live Scan Finger Printing for CPL/CCW is $15.00. Please bring a photo ID along with check, cash or credit card for payment. Finger Printing is conducted Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 12 Noon and 12:30 PM to 3:45 PM.
You can view, fill out and print a copy of the form for Applicant Fingerprinting from the following link:https://www.michigan.gov/documents/sos/RI-030_Livescan_Fingerprint_Background_Check_Request_TPT_635420_7.pdf