Welcome! This is an official application for a California Concealed Weapon Permit. You must completely and accurately fill-out this application to be considered for a Concealed Weapon Permit. Any falsification of the information within this application is a crime and will result in the denial of the applicant’s Concealed Weapon Permit request.

For new applicants: A non-refundable application processing fee of $45.00 is required to schedule an interview appointment. The $45.00 will not be refunded once the CCW application has been processed. This fee will be charged even if your application is denied.

Authority

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 Weapon Permit).

Who May be Issued a License

The licensing authority specified in Penal Code sections 26150 and 26155 (a Sheriff or the Chief or other head of a municipal police department) may issue a license to persons who are of good moral character, who have completed a course of training, and have good cause for issuance of a Concealed Weapon Permit. All applicants for a Concealed Weapon Permit will be fingerprinted and state and federal records will be checked to determine if they are eligible to possess firearms. Click here to view all categories that would prohibit a person from possessing firearms and being granted a Concealed Weapon Permit.

Format and Duration of a Concealed Weapon Permit

A California Concealed Weapon Permit allows a person to carry a pistol, revolver, or other firearm capable of being concealed upon the person. A Standard Concealed Weapon Permit is valid for 2 years and requires the completion of an annual 4-hour firearms training course prior to renewal.

Prior to Filling Out This Application

  • Be prepared to scan a copy of your valid California driver’s license or state issued ID
  • Be prepared to scan copies of two (2) items for proof of residency: Acceptable proof of residency is as follows:
    • Two (2) pieces of proof of residency dated within the last 60 days. WE DO NOT accept overdue bills! Acceptable proof must be a monthly bill such as a utility bill, bank statement, cell phone bill, credit card statement, mortgage statement, etc. We do not accept documents from DMV! If your bills are not delivered to your residence, please go ONLINE and print out a copy and scan it into the website or bring a COPY with you to your appointment;
    • Your home address must be current with the California DMV. We are required to check DMV’s database to ensure your home address is updated and current. You cannot update your home address simply by registering a vehicle or updating your vehicle registration. It can take over 72 hours for DMV to complete the update and for their database to reflect the changes. We do not require that your driver’s license or ID displays your current address – only that the DMV database has been updated.

 

Please be advised that if you are applying for a RENEWAL, you will enter your current CII # in the Permit # field below.

Please be advised if you are applying for a MODIFICATION, you will need to upload a copy of your qualification certificate via the Order Tracker upon completion of the application.

Please read the following before proceeding:

Applicant Information:


Spouse Information:


Current Concealed Permit Information: enter your existing permit # and the issuing county


Previous Aliases: (please list all previous aliases)

Previous Last Name Previous First Name Previous Middle Name City Where Changed State Court File #

Driver's License / Non-Operator ID: (or other State Issued ID)


Information Related To Your Birth:



Current Military Status:

Submission of DD214 is required by uploading to this application.

Demographic Information:


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Telephone Number: (###-###-####)


Email:


Please Create A Password: (you can use this to track progress, and we may need to contact you during the process)


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Important: CJIS requires we maintain a strict password policy and system of checks. As such, we check the following items as you enter your new password:
  • The password must be a minimum length of eight (8) characters on all systems
  • The password must not be a dictionary word
  • The password must not be the same as your email address
  • The password must not be a proper name

Current Residence Address: (this may be different than your mailing address)


Present Mailing Address: (if different from residence address)


Spouse Residence Address:


Time At Present Address:


Additional Residency Information:


Previous Addresses: please list all previous addresses within the last 5 years

Address Line 1 Address Line 2 City State Zip Country From To

Employment Status:


Work Information And Address: (enter your place of employment)


Job Title:

Enter Unemployed if you currently do not have a job or enter Retired if you are retired.




Please list all firearms to appear on your license - MAX of 3: Max of 3

Make Model Caliber Serial Number

Attach Documentation: please upload the required documentation

To upload documentation, please use the button below to begin the process. The maximum size of individual files is 5 MB. You must upload all required documents listed below.
  • Scan a copy of your valid California driver’s license, or state issued ID.
  • Scan two (2) items for proof of residency: Acceptable proof of residency is as follows:
    • Two (2) pieces of proof of residency dated within the last 60 days. WE DO NOT accept overdue bills. We also do not accept documents from DMV, lease/rental agreements, tax bills, nor insurance statements. If your bills are not delivered to your residence, please go ONLINE and print out a copy and scan it into the website. Acceptable proof of residency must be a monthly bill such as:
      • Utility bill
      • Bank statement
      • Cell phone bill
      • Credit card statement
      • Mortgage statement
    • Your home address must be current with the California DMV. We are required to check DMV’s database to ensure your home address is updated and current. You cannot update your home address simply by registering a vehicle or updating your vehicle registration. It can take over 72 hours for DMV to complete the update and for their database to reflect the changes. It is not required that your actual driver’s license reflect your current address as the DMV does not normally issue you a new license simply because you update your address. We will check the DMV database to make sure it matches your current home address.
    • Be sure each firearm you are listing on your Concealed Carry Weapon permit is registered to you or your spouse/registered domestic partner. The firearm(s) cannot be registered to any other family member. You may not add rifle caliber weapons (AR-Pistol, AK-Pistol, etc.) to your CCW permit.
    • 4-Hour Firearms Training Certificate to also include each weapon you qualified with that will appear on your permit and Sacramento Co. Sheriff’s Department CCW qualification form.
    • Be prepared, if applicable, to scan your DD214 with type of discharge included.
    • Be prepared, if applicable, to scan proof of naturalization if you are a permanent resident.

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I accept and assume all responsibility and liability for, injury to, or death of any person, or damage to any property which may result through an act or omission of either the licensee or the agency that issued the license. In the event any claim, suit or action is brought against the agency that issued the license, its chief officer or any of its employees, by reason of, or in connection with any such act or omission, the licensee shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the agency that issued the license, its chief officer or any of its employees from such claim, suit, or action.

I understand that the acceptance of any application by the licensing authority does not guarantee the issuance of a license and that fees and costs are not refundable if denied. I further understand that if my application is approved and I am issued a license to carry a concealed weapon, that the license is subject to restrictions placed upon it and that misuse of the license will cause an automatic revocation and possible arrest and that the license may also be suspended or revoked at the discretion of the licensing authority at any time. I am aware that any use of a firearm may bring criminal action or civil liability against me.

I have read, understand, and agree to the CCW license liability clauses, conditions, and restrictions stated in this application and Agreement to Restrictions and to Hold Harmless.

I have read and understand the applicable Penal Code sections regarding false statements on a CCW Application, manslaughter, killing in defense of self or property, limitation on self-defense and defense of property, and child access and firearm storage, stated in this application.

I have read and understand the Firearms Prohibiting Categories attachment to this application. I further acknowledge that these prohibiting categories can be amended or expanded by state or federal legislative or regulatory bodies and that any such amendment or expansion may affect my eligibility to hold a CCW license.

I herby give permission to the agency to which this application is made to conduct a background investigation of me and to contact any person or agency who may add to or aid in this investigation. I further authorize persons, firms, agencies and institutions listed on this application to release or confirm information about me and statements I have made as contained in this application.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law and pursuant to the Public Records Act (Government Code section 6250 et seq.), I understand that information contained in this application may be a matter of public record and shall be made available upon request or court order. I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct.

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Application Qualification Questions:

Do you now have, or have you ever had, a license to carry a concealed weapon (CCW)? If yes, please enter the issuing agency name, issue date and CCW license number.

Have you ever applied for and been declined a CCW license?

Have you ever held and subsequently renounced your United States citizenship?

Are you Active or Former Military?

If you served with the Armed Forces, were you ever convicted of any charges or was your discharge other than honorable?

 

Are you now, or have you been, a party to a lawsuit in the last five years?

Are you now, or have you been, subject to a restraining order(s) form any court?

Are you on probation or parole from any state for conviction of any offense including traffic?

List all traffic violations (moving violations only) and motor vehicle accidents you have had in the last five years.

Have you ever been convicted of any criminal offense (Civilian or Military) in the U.S. or any other country?

Have you withheld any fact that might affect the decision to approve this license?

Have you ever been in a mental institution, treated for mental illness, or been found not-gulity by reason of insanity?

Are you now, or have you ever been, addicted to a controlled substance of alcohol, or have you ever utilized an illegal controlled substance, or have you ever reported to a detoxification or drug treatment program.

Have you ever been involved in an incident involving firearms?

Have you ever been involved in a domestic violence incident?

List any arrest or formal charges, with or without disposition, for any criminal offenses within the U.S. or any other country (civilian or military)

Please explain the reasons why you wish to carry a concealed firearm.


I accept and assume all responsibility and liability for, injury to, or death of any person, or damage to any property which may result through an act or omission of either the licensee or the agency that issued the license. In the event any claim, suit or action is brought against the agency that issued the license, its chief officer or any of its employees, by reason of, or in connection with any such act or omission, the licensee shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the agency that issued the license, its chief officer or any of its employees from such claim, suit, or action.

I understand that the acceptance of any application by the licensing authority does not guarantee the issuance of a license and that fees and costs are not refundable if denied. I further understand that if my application is approved and I am issued a license to carry a concealed weapon, that the license is subject to restrictions placed upon it and that misuse of the license will cause an automatic revocation and possible arrest and that the license may also be suspended or revoked at the discretion of the licensing authority at any time. I am aware that any use of a firearm may bring criminal action or civil liability against me.

I have read, understand, and agree to the CCW license liability clauses, conditions, and restrictions stated in this application and Agreement to Restrictions and to Hold Harmless.

I have read and understand the applicable Penal Code sections regarding false statements on a CCW Application, manslaughter, killing in defense of self or property, limitation on self-defense and defense of property, and child access and firearm storage, stated in this application.

I have read and understand the Firearms Prohibiting Categories attachment to this application. I further acknowledge that these prohibiting categories can be amended or expanded by state or federal legislative or regulatory bodies and that any such amendment or expansion may affect my eligibility to hold a CCW license.

I herby give permission to the agency to which this application is made to conduct a background investigation of me and to contact any person or agency who may add to or aid in this investigation. I further authorize persons, firms, agencies and institutions listed on this application to release or confirm information about me and statements I have made as contained in this application.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law and pursuant to the Public Records Act (Government Code section 6250 et seq.), I understand that information contained in this application may be a matter of public record and shall be made available upon request or court order. I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct.

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I accept and assume all responsibility and liability for, injury to, or death of any person, or damage to any property which may result through an act or omission of either the licensee or the agency that issued the license. In the event any claim, suit or action is brought against the agency that issued the license, its chief officer or any of its employees, by reason of, or in connection with any such act or omission, the licensee shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the agency that issued the license, its chief officer or any of its employees from such claim, suit, or action.

I understand that the acceptance of any application by the licensing authority does not guarantee the issuance of a license and that fees and costs are not refundable if denied. I further understand that if my application is approved and I am issued a license to carry a concealed weapon, that the license is subject to restrictions placed upon it and that misuse of the license will cause an automatic revocation and possible arrest and that the license may also be suspended or revoked at the discretion of the licensing authority at any time. I am aware that any use of a firearm may bring criminal action or civil liability against me.

I have read, understand, and agree to the CCW license liability clauses, conditions, and restrictions stated in this application and Agreement to Restrictions and to Hold Harmless.

I have read and understand the applicable Penal Code sections regarding false statements on a CCW Application, manslaughter, killing in defense of self or property, limitation on self-defense and defense of property, and child access and firearm storage, stated in this application.

I have read and understand the Firearms Prohibiting Categories attachment to this application. I further acknowledge that these prohibiting categories can be amended or expanded by state or federal legislative or regulatory bodies and that any such amendment or expansion may affect my eligibility to hold a CCW license.

I herby give permission to the agency to which this application is made to conduct a background investigation of me and to contact any person or agency who may add to or aid in this investigation. I further authorize persons, firms, agencies and institutions listed on this application to release or confirm information about me and statements I have made as contained in this application.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law and pursuant to the Public Records Act (Government Code section 6250 et seq.), I understand that information contained in this application may be a matter of public record and shall be made available upon request or court order. I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct.

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