Franklin County Sheriff

Concealed Carry Permit

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

Carry Conceal map

Business Hours

Monday through Friday 7:00am till 5:00pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday and all Legal Holidays

CCW Applications and ATF Form 4 submissions 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, in addition to the Franklin County Renewal List you will need a 2x2 photo for the application.

If you are changing your address or name you must report it to us within 30 Days. You may report the change by the following emailing us at

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

Helpful Links