ORS 166.295 requires CHL holders wishing to renew their CHL, to do so in person. Renewals cannot be done via US Mail. There are very few exemptions under this law (active duty military abroad is one of them).
In order to complete the requirements, you must apply in person at the Sheriff's Office. For in-county applicants, hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:30pm.
We have suspended our non-resident CHL program indefinitely. If you live in a contiguous state and are seeking a renewal or a new application, you can contact another Oregon sheriff that may accommodate. There is a list here:
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