How long is a Carry Concealed Weapons license good for?

A license is in effect for a period of two, three or four years before it is either void or renewed. Most applicants qualify for the standard two-year license. For more information, contact the Concealed Carry Weapons office.

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1. What is Placer County’s “Good Cause” requirement?
2. How long does the new Concealed Carry Weapon process take?
3. How can I help the Sheriff's Office process my new CCW application quickly as possible?
4. I recently had my Live Scan (fingerprints) done for another organization. Do I need to get fingerprinted again for my new CCW application?
5. Where should I get my Live Scan (fingerprints) done?
6. Where can I get the correct Live Scan form for a new Placer County Carry Concealed Weapon application?
7. What are the standard fees for a Carry Concealed Weapons Live Scan (fingerprints)?
8. How do I schedule an appointment for a new carry concealed weapon (CCW) license with Placer County?
9. How long do I have to complete the application process?
10. Is there any way of getting a sooner appointment or being placed on a waiting list?
11. May I come to the Sheriff’s Office and wait for no shows or cancellations of appointments?
12. I have filed a restraining order and need a Carry Concealed Weapon license now. How do I get an appointment?
13. How will I know if my particular circumstance will allow me to obtain a CCW License?
14. Do I need to bring my weapon to my appointment?
15. What do I need to bring to my appointment?
16. Where do I go to complete the Carry Concealed Weapon license process?
17. What do I do if I am denied?
18. How long is a Carry Concealed Weapons license good for?
19. What Restrictions are placed on all Placer County Sheriff’s Office license holders?
20. What should I do if I am pulled over or contacted by a law enforcement officer?