Accident Reports can be purchased online at:
You may also purchase reports from the Sheriff’s Department in person during regular Office Hours.
Firearms Licensing is performed by the Indiana State Police. You will need to visit your local Law Enforcement Office to complete the Application Process.
Please complete your Online Application before going to your Local Law Enforcement Office.
You will need to have your fingerprints processed at MorphoTrust USA site. They have 60 locations statewide. Please use the following link to find a location near you and schedule your fingerprinting session: MorphoTrust USA
After you have completed your fingerprints, you will need to go to the following Department if:
- you live in Bluffton City Limits
Bluffton Police Department
204 E Market St
Bluffton, IN 46714
- you live in Ossian City Limits
Ossian Police Department
507 N Jefferson St
Ossian, IN 46777
- you live in rural Wells County
Wells County Sheriff Office
1615 W Western Ave
Bluffton, IN 46714
You will need to bring with you cash or money order for the Local Fee and the receipt given to you when your fingerprints were completed.
|Licensce Type||Local Fee||State Fee|
|Four Year Hunting & Target||$10||$5|
|Four Year Personal Protection||$10||$30|
|Lifetime Hunting & Target / No Current License||$50||$25|
|Lifetime Hunting & Target / Current Valid License||$40||$20|
|Lifetime Personal Protection / No Current License||$50||$75|
|Lifetime Personal Protection / Current Valid License||$40||$60|
You can walk-in the Wells County Sheriff’s Office during regular Office Hours
Registered Sex Offenders
You can search for Registered Sex Offenders living in your area by Clicking Here
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office during regular office hours.
Registered Sex Offenders who live and work in Wells County are required by law to pay a $50 Annual Registration Fee.
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