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Concealed Carry Weapon License

Click the button below for Concealed Carry Weapon License information and applications.  You can apply for a new application, renew your current application or change the address associated with your application.

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Concealed Carry Weapon License  The process is easier than you think.

General Information

Learning the laws regulating the use of firearms is a must for responsible ownership. Local regulations differ and laws vary from state to state. Citizens must check with the jurisdiction where the firearm is to be used.

In California, the Sheriff and his staff are required to follow strict state and local guidelines when performing the necessary background checks for issuing Concealed Carry Weapon licenses. Due to the detailed nature involved with conducting these background checks, appointment times and processing times can take multiple weeks. During the application process, the applicant will be asked to schedule an appointment for a new Concealed Carry Weapon license. 

If the applicant is RENEWING a Concealed Carry Weapon license in San Diego County, they may not apply until 45 days before the expiration date listed on their current Concealed Carry Weapon license.



Type of Permit Standard 2 Year Judicial 3 Year Reserve 4 Year

Initial Fee
Paid on submission of your application

Filing fee: $27.60
DOJ Livescan fee: $93.00
Filing fee: $27.60
DOJ Livescan fee: $115.00
Filing fee: $27.60
DOJ Livescan fee: $137.00
Issuance Fee
Paid upon the approval of the application
 $110.40  $110.40  $110.40
Renewal Fee $77.00 $99.00 $121.00
Duplicate/Modification Fee $10.00 $10.00 $10.00



Please visit the below website for further information regarding a Concealed Carry Weapon License in San Diego County:

Gaining competency with firearms is like learning to drive a car or fly an airplane. You need expert instruction and practice. There is no shortcut. If you are not willing to invest the time and effort to become competent, then having a firearm and trying to use it can, in many instances, be more hazardous than any impending threat.


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For More Information, Contact:

San Diego County Sheriff's Department

Address: 9621 Ridgehaven Court
               San Diego, CA 92123

Telephone: (858) 974-2020
Fax: (858) 974-2093


For Technical Support, Contact:

Permitium Software
Phone: (855) 642-2453