Concealed Pistol License (CPL)

The Courthouse will be closed every Friday
Beginning Friday, June 19, 2020 through October 2, 2020

Public Notice Regarding COVID-19

County Clerk filings are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please note that Renewals (expired less than one year) can be handled online, or via US Postal Mail. For more information please call 517-543-2280.

For your and our staff’s safety a mask or facial covering must be worn while in the enclosed public areas and social-distancing practiced.

Thank you for your understanding,

Diana Bosworth
Eaton County Clerk

To print application: Michigan State Police Website

Eaton County Fingerprinting with the Sheriff’s Office is by APPOINTMENT ONLY on Wednesdays 1:30- 4 PM

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.


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.