Services & Permits

The following services and permits are available from the Nobles County Sheriff’s Department. Information about each item is provided below. If you have further questions regarding any listed services or permits, please contact the department using the information located on the left side of this page.

Fingerprinting

Civilian fingerprints are offered by Nobles County Court Security.  Fingerprints will be taken Monday-Friday from 8:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Appointments are encouraged by calling (507) 295-5374.  The fingerprinting fee is $10.00 CASH. PLEASE HAVE CORRECT CHANGE.

Burn Permits

Burn Permits are issued to rural county residents free of charge. To obtain a permit, please come to the Law Enforcement Center at 1530 Airport Road, Worthington, MN or call (507) 295-5400.

It is very important to call in BEFORE and AFTER you burn!

Paper Service2024 Fee Schedule

Delivery of Papers by a Sheriff’s Deputy is offered at a charge of $75 for the initial service and $35 for additional services at the same residence.  No-service is charged at $75.  Seven or more attempts will be charged out at $100.

Permits to Purchase Firearms

Applications for Permits to Purchase a Firearm are available at the Law Enforcement Center or click on the Links page in the left-hand column.

Permits to Carry

Applications for Permits to Carry a Concealed Weapon are available at the Law Enforcement Center or click on the Links page in the left-hand column. Proof of attending a certification training is needed, along with a photo ID. The cost of a new Carry Permit is $100.00 payable at time of application.  If you are a Veteran the cost is $50.00.  Renewal permits are $75.00 within 3 months of card expiration and $85.00 if within 30 days after card expiration.