Franklin County Sheriff

Concealed Carry Permit

Concealed Carry Permit Office
410 South High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 525-5090

Business Hours

Monday through Friday 8:00am till 2:00pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday and all Legal Holidays

Applications are accepted by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, schedule online at Emergency Applications do not need appointments.

State of Ohio Application for License to Carry a Concealed Handgun
Ohio's Concealed Carry Laws and License Application Publication

How to Apply

To qualify for a CCW in Ohio, you must:

Do NOT bring a firearm with you when applying for or picking up your license!

To obtain a Concealed Carry Weapon's (CCW) permit, first-time applicants must:

If you are a Franklin County Renewal, you will only need the following:

If you are a Renewal from another county in Ohio, you will be treated as a new applicant, but will be charged the Renewal fee.

If you have ever been prohibited from having a weapon under ORC Section 2923.125, you must provide court documentation granting relief for disability.

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