· concealed carry applications will be taken Tuesday, wednesday and Thursday from 8:30am until 4:00pm.
Many people are not eligible to obtain a Concealed Carry License, most commonly because of a prior criminal record. If you have ever been convicted of any crime, before filling out an application form or making an appointment to submit it, (Remember, once submitted, your license fee is non-refundable) you should read the Attorney General's informational booklet, “Ohio's Concealed Carry Law”, for details on what kinds of convictions make you ineligible to receive a Concealed Carry License. This booklet is available on the Attorney General's website or at the Sheriff's Office. If you are still unsure, you may want to consult with an attorney.
THIS OFFICE WILL NOT PROVIDE LEGAL ADVICE OR INDIVIDUAL CASE ASSESSMENTS.
You may obtain an application for a Concealed Carry License by downloading it from the Attorney General's website or by visiting our office Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. through 4:00 p.m.
YOU SHOULD FULLY COMPLETE THE APPLICATION BEFORE APPEARING FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT.
Clearly PRINT, in blue or black ink, all required information on the application, you have downloaded from the Attorney General's website or picked up at the Sheriff's Office.
DO NOT SIGN THE APPLICATION UNTIL TOLD TO DO SO. Failure to include ALL requested information will result in the Sheriff's Office refusing to accept the application.
List one or more phone numbers on your application where you can be reached. The Sheriff's Office will use the number(s) to contact you when your license is ready to be picked up.
WITH YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION, YOU MUST ALSO HAVE THE FOLLOWING WITH YOU:
Firearms Training Certificate (a legible copy). We will make a copy at the Sheriff’s Office if you have not already.
The Certificate should be dated, showing you completed this course within the past SIX (6) years, and contain your name, and the name and a phone number of the instructor and/or location where you received the training.
If within the past SIX (6) years you have retired as a peace
officer, state trooper, Federal law enforcement officer, or have been honorably
discharged from the military within the past six years, or are an active or
reserve member of the military, this Firearms Training Certificate is not
required. BUT you must provide written verification of your former/current
employment/military service AND documentation reflecting you received firearms
training equivalent to
License fee (non-refundable) in the amount and form described here:
Telephone: 740-283-8600 Fax: 740-283-8598
Lt. Mark Clark