Firearm Purchase Permit

To apply for a Firearm Purchase Permit you must come to the Law Enforcement Center located at 2025 Ave A, Kearney, NE 68847.  You will be given an application to complete.  Once the application is completed and processed, the Records Department will call you and advise it is ready to be picked up.  The permit can only be picked up by the applicant and identification must be shown.  If your application is denied, you will be notified via certified mail.  Duplicate permits can be obtained for $2.50 if the original permit is lost, stolen, damaged or a change of address is necessary.

  • $5 application fee
  • Applicant must be a current resident of Buffalo County
  • Applicant needs to bring identification/driver's license with their current address listed.

If you do not meet the above criteria you will not be able to apply.