An applicant for a gun permit applying in Madison County must be a resident of the county and have a valid Nebraska photo ID or driver’s license. Persons who are a holder of a valid permit under the Concealed Handgun Permit Act are not required to have a gun permit. For more information, click here to access the NSP web site – Nebraska Concealed Handgun Permit.

Handgun Permit Laws

The applicant must be at least 21 years of age and have no felony convictions, a criminal history check will be conducted when the application is made. Providing fraudulent information on an application for a permit is a felony offense.

Applications for gun permits may be made at the Sheriff’s Office Monday through Friday, 8:00 PM to 5:00 PM, excluding legal holidays.

Permits are $5.00 and are good for 3 years.

Handgun Purchase Permit Requirements

  • 21 years or older
  • Madison County resident
  • 3 total years of address history needed on application
  • $5.00 Application Fee