The Sheridan County Sheriff's Office Records Division is the heartbeat of our operation. Our Staff are dedicated to serving the citizens of Sheridan County, and will often be your first point of contact when requesting services or information from the Sheriff's Office.
Beyond answering some of the more frequently asked law-related questions our office recieves, our Records Division is also responsible for processing Concealed Weapons Permit applications, SCSO issued Identification Cards, and Fingerprinting - which is often required when applying for jobs that relate to child care, education, and more. Our Records Division is also responsible for handling all Civil Process papers that come into our office to be served in Sheridan County.

To Contact the Sheriff's Office:

Sheridan County Sheriff's Office
54 West 13th Street
Sheridan, Wyoming 82801

Phone: 307.672.3455
Fax: 307.672.7293


Concealed Weapon Permits

Applications for new Concealed Weapons Permits or renewals may be obtained at the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office. The cost for a new permit is $81.00. This cost includes having our staff notarize your application. If you choose to have someone else notarize the application, the application fee is $79.00.

Concealed Weapon Permits are valid for a period of 5 years, and can be renewed an unlimited number of times. The cost for renewal prior to the expiration of your CWP is $50.00. However, if you allow the CWP to expire before you renew it, there is an additional $10.00 fee.

In order to apply for a CWP, you must provide a copy of your Hunter's Safety Certificate, DD-214 from the Military, or another proof of firearm proficiency. You will also need your driver's license and will have to be fingerprinted for your application. Fingerprinting is done on Wednesdays & Fridays from 8:30am to 12:00pm at the Sheriff's Office.

If you require more information about Concealed Weapon Permits, please call the Sheriff's Office at 672-3455 or stop by the office.

Identification Cards

Sheridan County ID's (Wed & Fri. 8:30AM to 12:00PM)

$20.00 Cash

The requirements are as follows:
                                US Birth Certificate only
                                Citizenship Papers (if from foreign country)
                                (1) other form of ID (ie. Social Security card, report card, bills)

The information is subject to verification for all other agencies including Immigration and Naturalization (ICE).

This will also be up to approval of the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office.



Fingerprinting is available at the Sheriff's Office on Wednesday's & Friday's from 8:30am to 12:00pm. Many businesses related to child care or education will require fingerprints for a background investigation, and we are happy to provide this service.

Fingerprinting services are available for $5.00 cash per fingerprint card.

Civil Process

Civil Process papers are handled by our Records Division and are delivered by our dedicated Civil Process Server. The cost for service on all civil papers is $50.00 per action or per address. The Sheriff's Office will attempt to serve the paper three times for that fee. An additional fee of $5.00 will be charged for each additional attempt at service.

If you have papers to be served by the Sheriff's Office, please mail the papers to the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office at 54 West 13th Street, Sheridan, Wyoming 82801. You must include a self addressed stamped envelope so that the service return may be sent to you. Please include any stipulations for your state that must be followed. Papers will not be served unless pre-payment is received.

The Sheriff's Office can not accept personal checks. Money orders and cashiers checks are acceptable if mailed to the Sheriff's Office. Only cash will be accepted if recieved in person at the Sheriff's Office.

Be sure to include biographical identifiers in your request for service. The Sheriff's Office requires such information to ensure that the proper person is being served. If your request for service does not include at least a proper name and birthdate, your request for service will be denied.

VIN Inspections

The Sheridan County Sheriff's Office does perform VIN Inspections. You are welcome to call 307-672-3455 anytime between the hours of 7AM and 5PM Monday through Friday to schedule a VIN Inspection. VIN Inspections will be handled as time permits, and after our deputies handle other calls for service.

The Sheriff's Office does not charge for VIN Inspections, however, you will be charged a $10 fee at the Courthouse when registering your vehicle.


Sheridan County Sheriff's Office
54 West 13th Street
Sheridan, Wyoming 82801

Phone: 307.672.3455 -- Fax: 307.672.7293

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