Concealed Carry Weapon License

Click the button below for Concealed Carry Weapon License information and applications.  You can apply for a new application, renew your current application or change the address associated with your application.

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Concealed Carry Weapon License  The process is easier than you think.

Learning the laws regulating the use of firearms is a must for responsible ownership. Local regulations differ and laws vary from state to state. Citizens must check with the jurisdiction where the firearm is to be used.

In California, the Sheriff and his staff are required to follow strict state and local guidelines when performing the necessary background checks for issuing Concealed Carry Weapon licenses. Due to the detailed nature involved with conducting these background checks, appointment times and processing times can take multiple weeks. During the application process, the applicant will be asked to schedule an appointment for a new Concealed Carry Weapon license. 

If the applicant is RENEWING a Concealed Carry Weapon license in Ventura County, they may not apply until 120 days before the expiration date listed on their current Concealed Carry Weapon license.



Type of Permit Standard 2 Year Judicial 3 Year Reserve/Custodial 4 Year

Initial Fee
Paid on submission of your application

$69 $69 $69
Issuance Fee
Paid upon the approval of the application



DOJ LiveScan Fee
DOJ fees will be paid at the live scan facility plus their rolling fee



Grand Total
The Grand Totals are a rough estimate as rolling fees vary.



Renewal Fee
Paid upon the submission of your application
Inc. State fee - $52.00
+ Sheriff Fee - $25.00
Inc. State fee - $74.00
+ Sheriff Fee - $25.00
Inc. State fee - $96.00
+ Sheriff Fee - $25.00
Modification/Duplicate Fee
Paid upon the submission of your application



  • For credit card transactions a nominal credit card transaction fee will be charged for each transaction. Charges will be viewable prior to transaction completion.
  • Click the appropriate button on the left of the screen to proceed with an application for a Concealed Carry Weapon license.
  • CCW forms must be uploaded using Permitium, they will not be accepted at the window. 

Please visit the below website for further information regarding a Concealed Carry Weapon License in Ventura County:

Gaining competency with firearms is like learning to drive a car or fly an airplane. You need expert instruction and practice. There is no shortcut. If you are not willing to invest the time and effort to become competent, then having a firearm and trying to use it can, in many instances, be more hazardous than any impending threat.


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For More Information, Contact:

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S. Victoria Ave.
Ventura, CA 93009

Telephone: 805-654-2371 Option 1


For Technical Support, Contact:

Permitium Software