California Penal Code sections 26150 and 26155 provide that a Sheriff of a county or the Chief or other head of municipal police department of any city, or city and county, may issue a license to carry a pistol, revolver, or other firearm capable of being concealed upon the person (Concealed Carry Weapon license).
Who May be Issued a License
The licensing authority specified in Penal Code sections 26150 and 26155 may issue a license to persons who are of good moral character, meet residential requirements, and have completed a course of training. All applicants for a Concealed Carry Weapon license will be fingerprinted and state and federal records will be checked to determine if they are eligible to possess firearms. Click here to view all categories that would prohibit a person from possessing firearms and being granted a Concealed Carry Weapon license.
Prior to Filling Out This Application
Be prepared to provide the following;
MODIFICATION REQUEST FOR ADDRESS OR NAME CHANGE
Completing the Application
Answering all the questions on this standard application does not guarantee the issuance of a Concealed Carry Weapon license. The determination of whether to issue the license is at the discretion of the licensing authority.
The following pages include standardized questions that assist in the determination as to whether a Concealed Carry Weapon license may be issued. In addition to answering these questions, the applicant will be interviewed and go through a background investigation.
The applicant will certify under penalty of perjury that all answers provided in the application are true and correct to the best of their knowledge and belief. The applicant will also acknowledge that information disclosed on this application may be subject to public disclosure.
If applying for a
Concealed Carry Weapon license a course approved by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office must be completed prior to permit issuance. This course will be a minimum of 8 hours and not exceed 16 hours.
If applying for a
Concealed Carry Weapon license, a 4-hour course approved by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office must be completed prior to permit issuance.
Office: 4160 Market St, Suite 11
Ventura, CA 93003