Saturday, November 16, 2019
Handgun and Concealed Pistol License

Handgun FAQ

How do I purchase a Handgun in Cass County?
All handgun purchases in Michigan must be done with a Purchase Permit, unless you are a valid CPL holder.  These can be obtained at the Cass County Sheriff's Office Monday through Friday 10am to 4:30pm.

What do I need to get a Purchase Permit?
All that is needed to obtain a Purchase Permit is a Valid Michigan I.D.  You will also be required to pass a 15 question gun safety quiz.

Is there a cost for a Purchase Permit?
No, there is no cost for a Purchase Permit.

Do I need a Purchase Permit if I have a Valid CPL?
No.  You still will need to obtain a Piston Sales Record from the Sheriff's Office.

What do I do after I obtain my Purchase Permit and purchase my pistol?
After you have purchased the pistol, the seller will fill out the Purchase Permit information.  Bring the Purchase Permit back into the Sheriff's Office. 
Do not bring the pistol into the Sheriff's Office.

Can I carry a hand gun without a CPL?
All questions about handgun use and carrying can be answered by the
Michigan State Police Firearms.

Concealed Pistol License (CPL) FAQ

What is a CPL?
A Concealed Pistol License (CPL) also referred to as a CCW, allows an individual to carry a pistol concealed in certain areas.

Where can I obtain a CPL?
CPL applications can be obtained at the Cass County Sheriff's Office, Monday through Friday from 10:00am to 4:30pm.  An application can also be picked up at the Cass County Clerks Office.

Will I need to take a CPL Class?
Yes.  All CPL applicants will need to take a class before a CPL can be obtained.  Classes are available at local gun clubs and dealers.

Where can I not carry a pistol with my CPL?
CPL laws are constantly changing.  The most current information about CPL laws is available at the Michigan State Police Firearms.


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321 N M62 Hwy
Cassopolis, MI 49031
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