Concealed Pistol License (CPL)

Public Notice Regarding COVID-19 – Appointments only

Appointments for County Clerk services are available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Most County Clerk services can be handled online, or via e-mail or US Postal Mail whenever possible. 

Appointments may be requested by email ( or by leaving a voicemail at 517-543-2280.

Your request will be answered as soon as possible during these hours. Thank you.

To print application: Michigan State Police Website

Apply for a New Concealed Pistol License

Learn about the application process for a new Concealed Pistol License

Re-Applying for a Concealed Pistol License

If your CPL is expired for more than one year prior to the date you are applying or you have been found to be not qualified for a license previously your application is considered a "re-application" - not a renewal or new application.

Renewal Process for a Concealed Pistol License

If your CPL is due to expire within the next 6 months or is expired for one year or less prior to the date of application, you are eligible to renew.

* *It is the applicant’s responsibility to understand the qualification requirements. To review your background report prior to applying you may purchase it at the State of Michigan’s website.**

Please make sure your course and completion certificate complies with Michigan Law.


For questions regarding Concealed Pistol License (CPL) permits, call our office at 517-543-2494. 

For more information visit the State of Michigan Police website.


Until further notice the Eaton County Sheriff’s office is discontinuing all CPL fingerprinting. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Please be aware the Eaton County Sheriff Department’s fingerprinting hours are Monday through Friday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 4 p.m. Fingerprinting is not currently available in Delta Township.
You can get fingerprinted at any LIVE-Scan fingerprint location.