New CCW Permits
New CCW Permit Requests Checklist
Step 1 - Review the Criteria for Consideration of Issuance (see FAQ) and our process for issuance of a Concealed Weapons Permit within Placer County.
Step 2 - Download and complete the CCW Application provided by California Department of Justice, Bureau of Firearms Download CCW Application. Read all directions carefully. You will be required to complete ALL pages prior to your appointment time, including Section 7. However, do not sign Section 7 until your "New Concealed Weapons Permit" appointment time.
Step 3 - After you have completed the application, schedule a "New Concealed Weapons Permit” appointment via our online application system. If a CCW Permit is denied, you will be notified via the US Mail. You may review the Appeals Process (See CCW FAQ Information) if you want to appeal the decision.
If your initial application for a CCW permit is approved you will be notified via email with the information pertaining to the next step in the process, live scan.
appointment system. Please note when accessing our Online Appointment System, you will be asked for identifying information pertaining to you as the applicant. This information will assist our staff in completing all pre-appointment documentation prior to your appointment. Required fields must be completed to schedule an appointment.
Step 4 - During your "New Concealed Weapons Permit" appointment, you will be meeting with a member of the Sheriff's Support Staff for a face to face interview. During this time, your application and statements within will be reviewed. For this appointment, you will be required to furnish numerous documents. Please review the New CCW Appointment Check List prior to your scheduled appointment. Your application for a new CCW permit may be delayed if all documents listed on the checklist are not submitted at the time of appointment. Be prepared to pay a non-refundable fee of $20.00 (cash, check or money order for made payable to "Placer County Sheriff’s Office").
After interview your application will be reviewed by the Support Services Command level staff for approval or denial. You will generally receive notification of your Concealed Weapons Permit’s disposition within 60 days after your initial interview.
- If your application for a CCW Permit is denied,you will be notified via the US Mail. At this time, your DOJ Live Scan appointment will be canceled by our staff. You may review the Appeals Process (See CCW FAQ Information) if you want to appeal the board's decision.
- If your initial application for a CCW permit is approved you will be notified via email with the information pertaining to the next step in the process, live scan.
Step 5 - Follow the instructions in the live scan email and have your live scan completed. Live Scan form here
Step 6 – Once our office has received DOJ clearance, you will receive your permit or denial notice via US mail.
Residents within the Tahoe Basin may not need to schedule an ONLINE Appointment. To find out more information, contact our Placer County Sheriff’s North Lake Tahoe Substation to arrange at 530-581-6300.