Welcome! This is an official application for a California Concealed Carry Weapon license. You must completely and accurately fill-out this application to be considered for a Concealed Carry Weapon License. Any falsification of the information within this application is a crime and will result in the denial of the applicant’s Concealed Carry Weapon license request.
For New applicants: A non-refundable application processing fee of $193.00 is required to schedule an interview appointment. These fees will be charged even if your application is denied.
For Renewal applicants, a non-refundable application processing fee of $77.00 is required to submit your application. For Modification or Duplicate applicants, a non-refundable application processing fee of $10.00 will be required.
California Penal Code sections 26150 and 26155 provide that a Sheriff of a county or the Chief or other head of a municipal police department of any city, or city and county, may issue a license to carry a pistol, revolver, or other firearm capable of being concealed upon the person (Concealed Carry Weapon license).
Place of Employment Automatic Restriction:
CCW permits are not valid during the course and scope of employment or for employment purposes unless the Sheriff specifically approves the removal of the Automatic Restriction. If you would like the Sheriff to consider issuing a gun permit for employment purposes, you must provide proof of self-employment or a letter specifically authorizing you to be armed in the course and scope of employment. That letter must come from your employer and be signed by the authorizing agent. Failure to provide appropriate supporting documents will result in the automatic Employment restriction being imposed.
Prior to Filling Out This Application
Once you have submitted your application, please print the LiveScan form and bring it to your appointment in order to be fingerprinted. You can print the LiveScan form from the order confirmation page or from the order tracker.
Please be advised that if you are applying for a RENEWAL, you will enter your current Local Agency Number in the Permit # field below.
You have selected that you are not a US Citizen. If you are a Lawfully Admitted Permanent Resident Aliens, you will need to bring your U.S. Permanent Resident Card (USCIS Form I-551) to your appointment.
Your Concealed Carry Weapon License has been expired for over 365 days. You will need to apply for a NEW Concealed Carry Weapon License.
You can only apply for a renewal of your permit within 90 days of the expiration of your current permit. Please come back within that time to reapply.
The next available appointment is after your CCW Expiration Date. Please choose the next available appointment that works for your schedule. NOTE: Once your permit expires, you are prohibited by law to continue carrying your concealed weapon until your permit has been reissued.