I took my CCW class, but have not gotten my actual license. How long do I have to do that?

Your certificate of completion is good for 3 years. Once you obtain your initial license, the certificate is then good for your lifetime.

My CCW license expired. Can I still carry concealed?

You have a 30 day grace period from the date of your license expiration date to carry concealed. After the 30 day grace period, you cannot legally carry concealed until you renew your license

My CCW license expired. Do I have to take the course again?

No. If you are past your 30 day grace period, you can still renew with no penalty. After you have received your initial license, your certificate is good for your lifetime.

I took a CCW class online. Am I able to get my license now?

No. You must get in touch with a CCW instructor to complete your range time. You will be required to present both certificates, from your online course AND your range time, at the time of your appointment.

I have moved. How do I get my address changed on my CCW license?

An address change on your CCW license must be done in the county where the license originated. You will need to present your current CCW license as well of proof of your new address, such as your state issued photo ID. There is a $15 fee for the new license.

My CCW license was lost/stolen. Can I get it replaced?

Yes. You will need to present a valid state issued photo ID and there will be a fee of $15. If your license did not originate in the county you are trying to get a duplicate license, you will need to present your certificate of completion from your CCW training course.

Is there a CCW Hotline?

CCW Hotline – (937) 548-3399, option 4



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