CCW HOURS:

MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & THURSDAYS
FROM 7:00 AM TO 11:45 AM


NEW APPLICATIONS DIRECTIONS:

CCW Application

YOU MUST NOTIFY THIS OFFICE IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED A PREVIOUS CCW LICENSE FROM THIS OFFICE OR ANY OTHER COUNTY IN OHIO.

YOU ARE NOT CONSIDERED A NEW APPLICANT IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY APPLIED FOR A CCW LICENSE. THIS INCLUDES EXPIRED LICENSES FROM 2008 OR ANY OTHER YEAR(S).

YOU WILL BE FINGERPRINTED AND THIS OFFICE WILL CONDUCT NCIC, III & NICS BACKGROUND CHECKS.

WE CANNOT GIVE YOU A COPY OF YOUR FINGERPRINT RESULTS. ONCE RECEIVED, WE ARE TO DESTROY RESULTS PER CCW LAWS.

NO PERSON IS ELIGIBLE FOR A CCW UNLESS THEY ARE ELIGIBLE TO LAWFULLY POSSESS A FIREARM IN THE UNITED STATES.

IF YOU HAVE BEEN ARRESTED BEFORE FOR ANY OFFENSE IT WILL TAKE AT LEAST 45 BUSINESS WORKING DAYS TO GET THE RESULTS BACK FROM THE STATE. WE HAVE NO CONTROL ON WHEN THE STATE MAILS THE RESULTS. WILL CALL OR ADVISE OF STATUS AS SOON AS WE POSSIBLY CAN.

PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING:

WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT THE MOST CURRENT APPLICATION (PUBLISHED MARCH 23, 2015) COMPLETED IN INK ONLY (CAN PICK ONE UP IN FRONT LOBBY) OR CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINK:

PLEASE DO NOT STAPLE APPLICATION. WE WILL BE SCANNING APPLICATION.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE LEGIBLE. WE WILL NOT ACCEPT APPLICATION WRITTEN WITH PENCIL, MUST BE IN INK.

MUST USE APPLICATION WE PROVIDE OR USE ONE OUT OF CURRENT CCW BOOK. NO OTHER APPLICATION WILL BE ACCEPTED. PLEASE SIGN YOUR APPLICATION PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL.

A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER IS A REQUIRED FIELD WHEN BEING FINGERPRINTED.

*CERTIFICATE OF TRAINING: CERTIFICATES ARE GOOD FOR TEN YEARS. PRIOR TO MARCH 23rd YOUR CERTIFICATE IS ONLY GOOD FOR SIX YEARS AND YOU MUST APPLY WITHIN 3 YEARS. WE NEED YOUR ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE. YOU DO NOT NEED TO BRING US A COPY. ONCE WE ENTER THE INFORMATION, THE ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE IS RETURNED TO YOU.

CERTIFICATE OF TRAINING MUST INCLUDE 8 HOURS OF TRAINING IN SAFE HANDLING AND USE OF A FIREARM AND 2 HOURS OF IN-PERSON TRAINING THAT CONSISTS OF RANGE TIME AND LIVE-FIRE TRAINING.

WE WILL ACCEPT ONLINE TRAINING ONLY IF IT IS ACCOMPANIED BY  A CERTIFICATE OF 2 HOUR LIVE SHOOTING.  ALL TRAINING MUST BE COMPLETED IN OHIO.

WE WILL NOT HONOR ANY CERTIFICATE THAT WAS ISSUED AFTER MARCH 2015 UNLESS IT HAS THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

CERTIFICATE OF TRAINING MUST LIST NAME, DATE, INSTRUCTOR’S NAME THAT IS LEGIBLE AND THE ORC CODE 2923.125 OF THE OHIO REVISED CODE AND HAS PASSED THE COMPETENCY EXAMINATION DESCRIBED IN DIVISION (G) (2).

WE ACCEPT OPOTA AND MILITARY TRAINING WITHIN LAST TEN YEARS. (EFFECTIVE 3/23/15).

* 2X2 COLOR PHOTO THAT HAS BEEN TAKEN WITHIN LAST 30 DAYS. PASSPORT PHOTOS ARE ACCEPTABLE AND ANY OTHER PHOTO AS LONG AS IT IS ON PHOTO PAPER. PLEASE DO NOT STAPLE PHOTO TO APPLICATION. THE CCW OFFICE WILL ADHERE PHOTO.

* $67. 00 APPLICATION FEE IF YOU HAVE BEEN AN OHIO RESIDENT FOR THE LAST FIVE YEARS.

* $77.00 APPLICATION FEE IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN AN OHIO RESIDENT FOR THE PAST FIVE YEARS OR DO NOT LIVE IN OHIO BUT WORK IN OHIO.

 

WE ACCEPT CASH OR MONEY ORDER ONLY AND EXACT AMOUNT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. NO PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS AS STATED ON APPLICATION.

***IF PAYING BY MONEY ORDER IT NEEDS TO BE PAYABLE TO THE TRUMBULL COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE***

*DRIVER’S LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD.

*YOU MUST BE AN OHIO RESIDENT OR WORK IN OHIO IN ORDER TO APPLY.

IF YOU LIVE IN ANOTHER STATE, BUT WORK IN OHIO, YOU CAN APPLY FOR YOUR ORIGINAL LICENSE IN TRUMBULL COUNTY WITH DOCUMENTATION FROM YOUR EMPLOYER AND A PHONE NUMBER FOR YOUR EMPLOYER. YOU MUST RE-APPLY IN THE SAME COUNTY WHEN RENEWING ONLY IF YOU ARE AN OUT OF STATE RESIDENT THAT WORKS IN OHIO.

*YOU WILL BE FINGERPRINTED DURING THIS PROCESS - A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER IS A REQUIRED FIELD WHEN BEING FINGERPRINTED.

YOU CAN ENTER A CELL PHONE OR A RESIDENCE PHONE NUMBER. MAKE SURE YOU LIST A NUMBER SO WE CAN ADVISE YOU WHEN YOUR LICENSE WILL BE READY FOR PICK-UP.

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN ANSWERING MACHINE, WE CANNOT LEAVE A MESSAGE.  IT WILL BE UP TO YOU TO CONTACT THIS OFFICE OR STOP IN. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR YOU ENTERING A WRONG NUMBER OR NOT HAVING YOUR VOICE MAIL SET UP FOR MESSAGES.


CCW LICENSE PICK-UP FOR FIRST APPLICANTS ONLY:


YOU WILL RECEIVE A CALL WHEN YOUR LICENSE IS READY.

PICK-UPS ARE USUALLY HELD ON WED. OR THURSDAY FROM 7:00AM TO 11:00 AM. THERE IS A WHITE FORM THAT NEEDS FILLED OUT WHEN RECEIVING YOUR LICENSE. THIS WILL VERIFY THAT YOU RECEIVED YOUR LICENSE. THE FORM IS LOCATED IN THE BACK ROOM ON DESK OUTSIDE OFFICE.

IF YOU HAVE BEEN ARRESTED BEFORE IT WILL TAKE AT LEAST 45 DAYS TO PROCESS. THIS IS STANDARD PROCEDURE BY STATE OF OHIO. YOU WILL BE CALLED ONCE ALL RESULTS ARE AVAILABLE TO US. IF YOU HAVE NOT HEARD FROM US WITHIN THE 45 WORKING DAYS YOU CAN CONTACT THIS OFFICE AND WE WILL CHECK STATUS AND ADVISE YOU.

A PHOTO WILL BE TAKEN FOR YOUR LICENSE. IT WILL LOOK LIKE A DRIVER’S LICENSE WHEN COMPLETED.

THE PHOTO YOU BROUGHT IN IS FOR YOUR APPLICATION ONLY.

IF YOU CANNOT MAKE IT WHEN CALLED, WE WILL CONTINUE TO CALL EACH WEEK UNTIL YOU CAN PICK UP YOUR LICENSE.

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INCORRECT PHONE NUMBERS OR NOT HAVING VOICE MAIL SET UP FOR MESSAGES.