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2101 Hurley Way
Sacramento, Ca 95825
916 • 874 • 8450 Office Phone
916 • 874 • 5858 Fax
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-4pm (excluding lunch from 12:00pm-1:30pm)

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 nominal fee for their services and provide technical support. For more information, go to and scroll down to “Application Information”.

NOTICE TO ALL CCW PERMIT HOLDERS: Pursuant to Penal Code Section 26210 and CCW Bureau Policies and Procedures, all CCW Permit Holders are required to notify the CCW Bureau of any change in residency, temporary or permanent, within 10 days of the date they move by submitting an online Modification Application for an address change (note: please upload only the documents associated with a change of address; it is not necessary to upload training and qualification documents for an address change only). Please follow the instructions for submitting a Modification Application for an address change on the online website ( FAILURE TO DO SO RENDERS YOUR CCW PERMIT INVALID!!

Training Requirements: Renewal training and New Permit training must be completed within six months of the issuance of the CCW Permit. New Applicants are directed NOT to take their training and qualification courses prior to receiving contingent approval of their application. The following is an overview of training requirements necessary 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).Pursuant to the passage of AB 2103 which becomes effective January 1, 2019, all Firearms Instructors must comply with the Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Security and Security and Investigative Services course of fire. Please review the attached letter for more information. Effective January 1, 2019 all Firearms Instructors must utilize the NEW Sacramento County Sheriff’s CCW Qualification form which was updated 11/1/2018.
AB 2103 compliance letter
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.

CCW Application/Permit Potential Denial Reasons

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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