Carry Concealed Weapon (CCW) Process

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Renewal Requirements

CCW permits are good for a two-year period and a renewal process is required for every permit.

Background Check Requirements

° Complete a psychological appointment

° Complete a CCW Application with the Central Marin Police Authority

° Complete and submit at least three signed letters of character reference

° Complete a CCW Live Scan

° Provide proof of residency within OUR jurisdiction including: a California's Driver's License, Utility Bill, etc.

° Submit proper payment of $113 for Live Scan

° Submit proper payment of $52 for the Department of Justice (ONLY for Renewal applicants)

° If application is approved, a proper payment of $80 for new applicants and $25 for renewal

Please note if your CCW packet is accepted, the background check may take up to 90 days to complete. You will be contacted when it is completed to finalize your CCW packet.

All applicant's name, city of residence, and status of CCW are subject to California Public Records Act Request.


Please email Central Marin Police should you have any questions.