Poweshiek County Sheriff's Office

   4802 Barnes City Rd.
   PO Box 297
   Montezuma, IA 50171
   Office: 641-623-5679
   Admin Fax: 641-623-5120
   24/7 Fax: 641-623-5600

   Website: www.poweshiekcosheriff.com

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Welcome to the Poweshiek County Sheriff's Office Web site!

The office will be closed May 30, 2016, in observation of Memorial Day.

I would like to welcome you to the Poweshiek County Sheriff's Office Website.  The Poweshiek County Sheriff's Office strives hard to facilitate the needs of our community.  This website should help the community in understanding the services that we offer and the aspects of our agency.


Thomas E. Kriegel, Sheriff

Poweshiek County Sheriff's Office

Iowa State Sheriff's & Deputies Association  www.issda.org

Iowa Sex Offender Registry www.iowasexoffenders.com

Poweshiek County Emergency Management Agency http://www.poweshiekready.org/



Iowa Permit to Carry Weapons Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)





*ATTENTION*   Weapons Permits    *ATTENTION* 

Applications may be completed between 8 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. ~ Monday through Friday

You must apply in person

Renewals must be applied for the within the first 11 months of the fourth year from the issued date, otherwise according to the law the application will be considered "new".

Example:  Expiration Date 03/01/16 apply between 03/01/15 - 02/01/16


Permit to Acquire - $10.00

Permit to Carry:

 New - Concealed (Paper) - $50.00

Renewal - Concealed (Paper) - $25.00


 New - Concealed (Plastic) - $65.00 ($50.00 + $15.00)

Renewal - Concealed (Plastic) - $40.00 ($25.00 + $15.00)


If you have a paper Concealed Weapons permit that was purchased as paper and wish to get a plastic card, you will be required to turn in your paper permit when purchasing the plastic card and will only be charged $15.00.

Please be advise that you will need the exact change or a check for the above purchases.

We are not equipped to make change, take debit or charge cards at this time.

If there are any questions, please call 641-623-5679 and ask for Sheriff Tom Kriegel.