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Sacramento, Ca 95825
916 • 874 • 8450 Office Phone
916 • 874 • 5858 Fax

Click the link below to access Concealed Weapon Permit applications. This link can be used to apply for a new permit, renew an existing permit or modify an existing permit:

This online application process is provided by a third-party vendor and greatly increases the efficiency and timeline of the permit process. They charge a $4 fee for their services; you may opt out of the $4 fee by choosing instead to process your application and other documentation manually. For more information, go to and scroll down to “Application Information”.

Overview of training requirements required to obtain or renew a CCW Permit in Sacramento County:

New CCW Permits: 16-hour training course that includes instruction on firearm safety and the law regarding the permissible use of a firearm. You must qualify with each firearm you want listed on your CCW Permit (maximum 3 firearms).

CCW Permit Renewals (every 2 years): Prior to renewal, complete a 4-hour legal firearms update refresher course. Qualify with each firearm you want listed on your CCW Permit.

Range Qualifications: You must qualify biennially (every two years) or upon renewal of your permit with the firearms listed on your permit. If you want to add or remove firearms from your permit, a qualification is required on each firearm you want listed on the permit.

CCW Frequently Asked Questions

Range training and qualification courses must be completed by an instructor certified by one of the following:
  1. The California Department of Justice
  2. The California Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Security and Investigative Services
Information for Concealed Weapons Permit Instructors (please click on this link to view prohibited firearms, training and certification information, and downloads for the automated/manual Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department Range slip).

Concealed Weapons Permit Bureau Policies and Procedures (please click on this link to view policies and procedures applicable to all Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department’s CCW Permit Holders). Failure to abide by the CCW Bureau’s Policies and Procedures could result in the revocation/denial of your CCW Permit.

ATTENTION: CCW Permit Applicants/Holders are prohibited from carrying firearms in the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department buildings pursuant to Sacramento County Code 9.42.010 (Prohibition).

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