CCW Permit Process

The initial CCW Permit Application requires the following requirements to be completed prior to the interview process.  Each permit is good for a two year period and a renewal process is required for every permit.

°  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 from individuals other than relatives.

°  Complete a CCW Live Scan

°  Provide proof of residency within OUR jurisdiction including: a California's Drivers License, Utility Bill, Voter Registration.

°  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 60 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 contact Records Specialist Georgina Corona should you have any questions.

Click on the link below for the 

Department of Justice Bureau of Firearms Standard Initial and Renewal Application for License to carry a Concealed Weapon

Initial CCW Application Checklist

Renewal CCW Application Checklist