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Carry Conceal Procedure and Information

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION

If you are applying for the FIRST TIME, you need the following:

  • Current Application (can be obtained at www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov)
  • Original Training Certificate
  • Driver’s License or State of Ohio issued Identification Card
  • One Color “Passport-sized” (2”x2”) Photo (taken within the last 30 days)
  • For fees please see the FEE SCHEDULE

If you are Retired Law Enforcement with a minimum of 15 years of employment, the application fee is waived; also if you are applying for you CCW license no longer than 5 years from your date of retirement; the following documentation replaces the training certificate:

  • Department issued Retired Identification Card
  • Letter from your agency stating your years of employment, and that you have left in good standing
  • Most recent range scores

If at the time you applying, you have exceeded 5 years from date of retirement but currently qualify for the H.R. 218 (LEOSA) license you may submit those range scores also in lieu of a training certificate. If you have not qualified within 5 years from your date of retirement, you will need to take a CCW Course. CCW Training certificates are valid for 3 years from of issuance.

 If you are an Ohio resident and are Active Duty Military or have an Honorable Discharge with a separation date that does not exceed 10 years from the date of application; the following documentation replaces the training certificate:

  • Military issued Identification Card (if active duty including Reserves)
  • DD214 showing an honorable discharge within the last 10 years
  • Proof of current weapons training i.e. Range Proficiency, weapons Card, etc.

If you are an out of state resident but are stationed in Lucas County as Active Duty Military you will need the above documentation including you military orders placing you here in Lucas County.

 ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES

APPLICANT WILL BE DISQUALIFIED IF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING APPLIES:

  • If applicant has been charged or under indictment for:
  • Any Felony        
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Misdemeanor offense of violence
  • Negligent assault
  • Falsification to obtain carry concealed license
  • Possess a revoked or suspended carry concealed license
  • Including Conspiracy, Complicity, or Attempt to Commit any of the above Offenses

  • If applicant has been CONVICTED or has been adjudicated a delinquent child under the following offenses:
  • Any Felony
  • Any Drug Offense
  • Assault on Peace Officer
  • Domestic Violence
  • Including Conspiracy, Complicity, or Attempt to Commit any of the above Offenses

  • If Applicant has been CONVICTED or has been adjudicated a delinquent child under the following Offenses within 3 years:
  • A misdemeanor offense of Violence
  • Assault (903.13)
  • Aggravated Menacing (2903.21)
  • Menacing by Stalking (2903.21.1)
  • Menacing (2903.22)
  • Arson (2909.03)
  • Riot (2917.03)
  • Endangering Children (2919.22)
  • Intimidation Victim/Witness (2921.04)
  • Escape (2919.2)
  • Discharge of Firearm at or into habitation or school safety zone (2923.16.1)  

 

  • If applicant has ever been convicted of, or charged with an offense of violence ORC 2901.01 or an offense, other than traffic offenses, under an existing or former municipal ordinance or law of its or any other state or the United States, committed purposely or knowingly, and involving physical harm to persons or a risk of serious physical harm to persons. This includes any conspiracy or attempt to commit, or complicity in committing any offense of violence.

 

  • If applicant has been convicted or had been adjudicated a delinquent child under the following offenses within 5 years: 2 or more Assaults, or 2 or more negligent assaults.

 

  • If applicant has been convicted or has been adjudicated a delinquentchild under the following offenses within 5 years:  Resisting Arrest.

 

  • If applicant is or has been: adjudicated as a mental defective: committed to any mental institution; under a current adjudication of incompetence; been found by a court to be mentally ill person; subject to hospitalization by court order; or an involuntary patient other than for purposes of observation.

 

  • Unlawful user of, or any controlled substance.

 

  • If applicant is subject to any temporary protection order or civil protection order in Ohio or any other state.

 

  • If applicant is a Fugitive from Justice.

 

  • If applicant has had a concealed carry license issued by another state suspended.

 

  • If applicant had been discharged from the Armed Forces under dishonorable conditions.

 

  • If applicant had renounced their United States citizenship.