Frequently Asked Questions

Human Resources

Do you allow internships?

How often can I apply?

I just submitted my application. What can I expect to happen next?

Can I just drop off a resume and fill out an application at the Sheriff’s Office?

Who do I contact if I’m having trouble submitting my online application?

Concealed Carry

Where can I download the Attorney General's Concealed Carry Laws Manual?

What are the fees associated with Carrying Concealed Handgun permits?

What section of the Ohio Revised Code governs the application process for Carrying Concealed Handguns?

What other states does Ohio have a reciprocity agreement with?

How long will it take before I receive my permit?

Who is the Sheriff's Office contact person regarding Concealed Carry permits?

What appointment times are available to submit my application and complete my background check?

Applications are accepted by APPOINTMENT ONLY. IT IS PREFERRED THAT YOU ARRANGE FOR AN APPOINTMENT ONLINE by clicking on Book Appointment above. Appointments are available Monday- Thursday with varying times. On occasion, there is also one Saturday a month available. If you do not make your appointment online you may do so by phone; however there may be a delay in processing your appointment. Contact Deputy Rachel Scherley by telephone at (419) 373-4912 to schedule your appointment if you are not making your appointment online. An appointment is not needed for an Emergency Application.