How long do pistol permits take to get in the mail?

Depending on the type of permit, it can take anywhere from two weeks to 30 days to receive.

If you have not received your permit at it has been longer than 30 days, please call 

Secretary of State Office (605)773-3537

Do NOT call the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office. They are not able to track your permit after it has been submitted to the state. 

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1. What are the types of pistol permits?
2. I have not received my permit and it’s been 30 days.
3. I need to change my address, my last name changed because of marriage, or I lost my permit.
4. Where do I go to apply for my new or renewal pistol permit?
5. How long is my pistol permit valid?
6. How soon can I renew my pistol permit?
7. My pistol permit has expired. Is there a grace period?
8. How do I request a replacement pistol permit?
9. What instructors are acceptable for Enhanced Pistol Permits?
10. Where is my pistol permit valid?
11. How long do pistol permits take to get in the mail?
12. What should I bring when I apply for a pistol permit?