Ohio's Concealed Carry License information

New and Renewal CCW applications
are processed by appointment only:
Monday 9am - 4pm
Tuesday 9am - 4pm
Wednesday 9am - 7pm
Thursday 11am - 4pm
Friday 11am - 4pm

Requirements for Ohio Concealed Carry License may be found at the Ohio Attorney General website

For a complete list of states where your Ohio Concealed Handgun License is recognized, please visit the following link: reciprocal states. It is your responsibility to know the laws for carrying in the states that honor Ohio’s Concealed Handgun License.

Applicant must bring the following items on the day of the appointment:

New Applications

Driver's License or Ohio State ID
Completed Application
Training Certificate*
Fee - Cash or Money Order
(exact amount only)

* - Military members:
If your DD-214 is issued within the past 10 years AND includes an entry for pistol qualifications, you may use it in place of the Training Certificate.
If you are currently serving, your most recent certification from your Range Safety Officer showing proficiency with pistols will suffice.
Without a specific entry referencing pistols, you must have a CCW Course Completion Certificate.

Renewals
  • Driver's License or Ohio State ID
  • Completed Application
  • Your old CCW License
  • You may not renew your License earlier than 90 days prior to expiration.
  • CCW Renewals are valid for five years from the date of issue.
Replacement Licenses
  • Driver's License or Ohio State ID
  • Affidavit stating the circumstances surrounding the loss of your license
  • Notaries are available at the Sheriff’s Office to witness your signature.
  • Appointments are not necessary for Replacement Licenses.
Fee Schedule

First Time Applicant, Ohio Resident 5+ Years: $67.00
Effective March 19, 2017, First Time Applicant, Ohio Resident Less than 5 years: $77.00
Effective March 19 2017, Renewal of Ohio Resident Less than 5 years: $60.00

Renewal: $50.00
Replacement: $15.00

Payment must be for the exact amount, and may be made using cash or Money Order
(payable to "Warren County Sheriff's Office").

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