There are two types of permits.

1 : Permit to purchase handguns.
2 : Permit to carry concealed weapons. 

Both allow the permit holder to purchase handguns. The permit to carry allows the holder to legally carry a concealed weapon.

Both of these permits are obtained through your local Sheriff’s Office.
In Jasper County, Iowa, you can visit the Sheriff’s office at: 

Jasper County Law Enforcement Center
2300 Law Center Drive
Newton, Iowa  50208

Office Hours:  8am to 5pm, Monday – Friday (except holidays)

Or call:
(641) 792-5912

You can also visit their website for more information!

To obtain a permit to carry concealed weapons, you will first need to take a class.
To find a class in your area, visit your local Sheriff’s Office for information.