Permits & Records

paper work

How do I obtain a copy of a report?

The Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office records department is open Monday thru Friday 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM excluding holidays. A copy of an IOWSO report may be obtained in person at the Sheriff’s Office during normal business hours. Under normal circumstances a copy of an IOWSO incident report will be provided to citizens at no cost. Reports take a minimum of a 3 business days to process before becoming available to the public. Some requests may take up to 5 business days to process. If you have a Sheriff’s Office report number and names of persons involved with the case it will shorten the processing time.

Crash reports can be obtained if the crash was investigated by an Isle of Wight Sheriff’s Office Deputy. Virginia State Police also investigates crashes that occur in the county. If a Virginia State Trooper investigated the crash Click Here for information on how to obtain a crash report. (Isle of Wight Sheriff’s Office does not maintain crash reports completed by Virginia State Police, Smithfield PD or Windsor PD.)

Click Here for direction to the Isle of Wight’s Sheriff’s Office

Concealed Handgun Permits

Citizens of Isle of Wight seeking a concealed handgun permit can obtain an application at the Isle of Wight Circuit Court located at 17000 Josiah Parker Circle, Isle of Wight, VA 23397. The current fee for processing a concealed handgun permit is $50.00 For more information on concealed handgun permits you can call the Circuit Court Clerk at (757) 365-6233 or Click Here for information provided by Virginia State Police.

Finger Printing

The Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office provides finger printing services to citizens that need a completed finger print card for court processes or for a number of outside agencies. Finger prints requests are completed for new employment, security clearance, DCJS, volunteer work with children, expungement and sex offenders. The Sheriff’s Office accepts walk-ins for finger print processing. Processing of walk-in finger print applicants occur only on Tuesday and Fridays between 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. Depending on the number of applicants on a given day finger print processing can take from 15 minutes to 1 hour.

The current fee for finger print processing is $10.00. Before processing the fee must be paid at the Isle of Wight County Treasurer’s Office. A payment receipt and a current state issued photo ID are required prior to finger print processing.

Please direct questions about finger print processing to the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office records department at (757) 357-9144. If you have questions about acceptable payment types contact the Isle of Wight Treasurer’s Office at (757) 365-6228.