PUBLIC NOTICE:

Due to recent health concerns regarding COVID-19, the CCW/Background Check office will be open Tuesday/Thursday 8 am – 4 pm by appointment only until further notice.

Call (330) 675-4040 for scheduling.


IMPORTANT

Please be advised that upon entrance to the facility you are strongly encouraged to submit to a temperature screening and to wear a face covering (not provided).


NOTE: CCW renewals now have a 90-day extension up to December 1, 2020 per Am. Sub. H. B. No. 197. Click here



CCW HOURS:

***NEW HOURS***

ALL SERVICES
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
9:00 AM TO 12:00 PM
AND
1:00 PM TO 3:00 PM


NEW APPLICATIONS INFORMATION

CCW Application

*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.

PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING:

FEES:

NOTE: PER SENATE BILL 81 THE OHIO ATTORNEY GENERAL IS REQUIRED TO MONITOR THE NUMBER OF LICENSE FEES WAIVED FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL & CAP THE TOTAL AMOUNT ALLOWED AT $1.5 MILLION ANNUALLY. TO QUALIFY, ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY ID OR DD214 STATING HONORABLE DISCHARGE MUST BE PROVIDED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.

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***

MUST USE APPLICATION AUTHORIZED BY STATE. NO OTHER APPLICATION WILL BE ACCEPTED.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE LEGIBLE AND COMPLETED IN INK.

YOU WILL BE FINGERPRINTED DURING THIS PROCESS AND THIS OFFICE WILL CONDUCT NCIC, III & NICS BACKGROUND CHECKS - A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER IS A REQUIRED FIELD WHEN BEING FINGERPRINTED.

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

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

IF YOU HAVE BEEN ARRESTED 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.


TRAINING

APPLY FOR CCW WITHIN 3 YEARS OF TRAINING. 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.

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

WE ACCEPT MILITARY TRAINING WITH FIREARMS AS PROOF OF COMPETENCY WITH FIREARMS REGARDLESS OF WHEN EXPERIENCE ACQUIRED.


CCW LICENSE PICK-UP


YOU WILL RECEIVE A CALL WHEN YOUR LICENSE IS READY FOR PICKUP. IF YOU WOULD PREFER YOUR CARD TO BE MAILED, PLEASE PROVIDE A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE AT TIME OF APPLICATION.