APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED TUESDAY FROM 9AM-7PM, WEDNESDAY FROM 9AM-4PM, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 9AM-3PM AND EVERY SATURDAY 8AM-12PM.  WALK-INS WELCOME PROVIDING PERSONNEL AVAILABILITY.  APPOINTMENTS WILL TAKE PRECEDENT OVER WALK-INS.

APPOINTMENTS ARE ENCOURAGED BY CALLING (937) 378-4435.

 

* TO ENSURE YOUR CONCEALED CARRY APPLICATION IS PROCESSED IN A TIMELY MANNER      AND WITHOUT DELAY YOU MUST COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

 

* SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION FOR A CARRY CONCEALED LICENSE. PRINT CLEARLY.

 

* YOU MAY OBTAIN AN APPLICATION FOR A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE BY DOWNLOADING     IT FROM THE OHIO ATTORNEY GENERAL’S WEBSITE OR BY VISITING OUR OFFICE LOCATED    AT 750 MT.ORAB PIKE GEORGETOWN, OHIO   45121.

 

* CLEARLY PRINT, IN BLUE OR BLACK INK, ALL REQUIRED INFORMATION ON THE    APPLICATION.  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.

 

* THE CERTIFICATE SHOULD BE DATED, SHOWING YOU COMPLETED THIS COURSE WITHIN    THE  PAST THREE 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 OHIO’S  CONCEALED CARRY TRAINING    REQUIREMENTS.

 

* COLOR PHOTOGRAPH ( A FRONTAL VIEW ) OF YOUR FACE (2" X 2" MAX SIZE).

 

* THE PHOTO MUST HAVE BEEN TAKEN WITHIN THE PAST THIRTY DAYS.  THIS PHOTO WILL     BE KEPT WITH YOUR APPLICATION AND WILL NOT BE RETURNED TO YOU.

 

* LICENSE FEE ( NON -REFUNDABLE) IN THE AMOUNT AND FORM DESCRIBED HERE:

 

* IF YOU ARE A RETIRED PEACE OFFICER, RETIRED STATE TROOPER, A RETIRED NATURAL    RESOURCES OFFICER OR RETIRED FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICE THERE IS NO    APPLICATION FEE.  YOU  MUST BRING A LETTER OF OTHER DOCUMENTATION VERIFYING    RETIREMENT

 

* OTHER APPLICANTS WHO HAVE BEEN RESIDENTS OF OHIO FOR FIVE YEARS OR MORE MUST    PAY  NON REFUNDABLE $ 67.00  FEE WITH THE APPLICATION IN THE FORM OF CASH (EXACT    AMOUNT), OR  CASHIER’S/CERTIFIED CHECK ( NO UNCERTIFIED PERSONAL OR BUSINESS    CHECKS WILL BE  ACCEPTED).

 

* IF YOU HAVE BEEN AN OHIO RESIDENT LESS THAN FIVE YEARS, THE NON - REFUNDABLE             APPLICATION FEE IS $ 91.00

 

* FOR A TEMPORARY EMERGENCY LICENSE THE FEE IS $ 30.00, IF YOU HAVE BEEN A RESIDENT    OF OHIO  FOR 5 YEARS OR MORE, AND IF A RESIDENT LESS THAN FIVE YEARS THE FEE IS            $54.00.  A LICENSE MAY BE RENEWED UP TO 90 DAYS PRIOR TO THE EXPIRATION DATE.     UNDER OHIO LAW RENEWAL APPLICATIONS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED ANY EARLIER.

 

* RENEWAL APPLICATION FEE $50.00 CASH/MONEY ORDER PAYABLE TO BROWN COUNTY    SHERIFF’S OFFICE

 

* RENEWAL PROCESS

 

* FIRST RENEWAL:   IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR TRAINING   CERTIFICATE. PRESENT YOUR VALID OR EXPIRED OHIO CARRYING CONCEALED LICENSE   WITH YOUR APPLICATION.

 

* SECOND & SUBSEQUENT RENEWAL:

   PRIOR TO RENEWING YOUR CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE, OHIO REVISED CODE 2923.125 (G4)    REQUIRES THAT YOU OBTAIN RENEWED COMPETENCY CERTIFICATION FROM A QUALIFIED    INSTRUCTOR BY  PASSING A TEST THAT DEMONSTRATES RANGE COMPETENCY.  A    RENEWED COMPETENCY  CERTIFICATE ISSUED TO YOU SHOULD BE SIGNED AND DATED BY    THE INSTRUCTOR AND ATTEST THAT  YOU HAVE DEMONSTRATED RANGE COMPETENCY.    NOTE: YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE 12  HOUR CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE    COURSE IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE RENEWED COMPETENCY CERTIFICATE.   

 

* ALL CERTIFIED/CASHIER’S CHECKS MUST BE MADE PAYABLE TO : BROWN COUNTY SHERIFF

 

* IDENTIFICATION  A STATE  ISSUED PHOTO ID ( DRIVER’S LICENSE FOR EXAMPLE)

 

* YOU WILL BE FINGERPRINTED AND PROVIDED INSTRUCTIONS FOR PICKING UP YOUR    CARRYING  CONCEALED LICENSE ( OR REJECTION LETTER FROM THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE).     THE RECORD CHECKS  MAY TAKE THREE TO FOUR WEEKS TO COMPLETE.  DO NOT CALL    OUR OFFICE TO CHECK ON THE  STATUS OF YOUR APPLICATION, UNLESS YOU FAIL TO HEAR    FROM US FOR AT LEAST FIVE WEEKS  AFTER YOU TURNED IN YOUR APPLICATION    MATERIALS

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* IF YOUR APPLICATION IS REJECTED, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THE REASON, AND ADVISED    OF THE APPEALS PROCEDURE.

 

MANY PEOPLE ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO OBTAIN A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE, MOST COMMONLY BECAUSE OF 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 INFORMATION 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 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.

 

AFTER PICKING UP YOUR CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE, PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

* YOUR LICENSE IS NOW ENTERED INTO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT COMPUTER SYSTEM.

* AN OFFICER STOPPING A VEHICLE REGISTERED TO YOU WILL BE AWARE THE REGISTERED VEHICLE    OWNER HAS A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE.

* IF STOPPED BY AN OFFICER WHILE CARRYING A HANDGUN, THE LICENSE HOLDER MUST FOLLOW    THE PROCEDURE’S OUTLINED IN THE CURRENT OHIO CONCEALED CARRY LAW BOOKLET.

* PLEASE STORE THE LICENSE IN THE SLEEVE PROVIDED, CARRYING LICENSE IN WALLET BEHIND     PLASTIC WINDOW MAY DAMAGE CARD.

 

* CARD REPLACEMENT FEES

   $ 5.00 REPLACE DAMAGED LICENSE-DAMAGED LICENSED TURNED IN;

 

   $15.00 REPLACE A LOST OR STOLEN LICENSE- COMPLETE AFFIDAVIT OF LOSS/THEFT    (PROVIDED BY OUR OFFICE .

 

* CHANGE OF ADDRESS

   OHIO LAW REQUIRES YOU TO NOTIFY THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE AT WHICH YOU OBTAINED    YOUR CONCEALED CARRYING LICENSE WITHIN 45 DAYS AFTER AN ADDRESS CHANGE.     ADDRESS CHANGE FORMS MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE.

 

NOTE: OHIO CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE LAW STATES THAT YOU MUST BE A RESIDENT OF OHIO TO PROCESS AN OHIO CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE.  ONCE OUR OFFICE IS NOTIFIED THAT YOU ARE NO LONGER AN OHIO RESIDENT, YOUR LICENSE IS INACTIVATED.  OHIO LAW STATES THAT YOU MUST NOTIFY US WITHIN 45 DAYS OF ANY ADDRESS CHANGE.

 

OHIO CONCEALED CARRY

 DISQUALIFYING / QUALIFYING FACTORS

 

* AGE - 21 YEARS OR OLDER

* RESIDENCY - LEGAL RESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND OHIO RESIDENT FOR 45 DAYS    IN COUNTY OF APPLICATION OR ADJOINING COUNTY FOR 30 DAYS.

* TRAINING - COMPLETION OF 12 HOUR CERTIFIED FIREARM PROGRAM UNLESS WAIVED    BECAUSE OF LAW ENFORCEMENT EMPLOYMENT OR MILITARY SERVICE (WITHIN PAST SIX    YEARS).

 

* DISQUALIFYING CRIMINAL HISTORY/LEGAL BACKGROUND:

* PENDING INDICTMENT OF CRIMINAL CHARGES FOR:

   ANY FELONY OFFENSE

   ANY DRUG OFFENSE ( FELONY OR MISDEMEANOR)

   ANY MISDEMEANOR OF VIOLENCE (ASSAULT, AGGRAVATED MENACING, MENACING BY    STALKING, MENACING, INCITING VIOLENCE, RIOT, INDUCING PANIC, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE,    INTIMIDATION

* NEGLIGENT ASSAULT OR FALSIFYING CONCEALED CARRY APPLICATION/HAVING REVOKED    CCW LICENSE

* CONVICTIONS/JUVENILE ADJUDICATIONS (NO LIMIT-ANYTIME IN THE PAST)

* ANY FELONY OFFENSE

* ANY DRUG OFFENSE

* ASSAULT ON POLICE OFFICER

* CONVICTIONS/JUVENILE ADJUDICATIONS (WITHIN PAST 3 YEARS)

* MISDEMEANOR OF VIOLENCE (EXCEPT RESISTING ARREST OR ASSAULT ON POLICE    OFFICER)

* FALSIFYING CONCEALED CARRY APPLICATION/HAVING REVOKED CCW LICENSE

* CONVICTIONS/JUVENILE ADJUDICATIONS (WITHIN PAST 5 YEARS)

   TWO OR MORE CONVICTIONS/ADJUDICATIONS FOR ASSAULT OF NEGLIGENT ASSAULT

* CONVICTIONS/JUVENILE ADJUDICATIONS (WITHIN PAST 10 YEARS)

* RESISTING ARREST

* ACTIVE CIVIL PROTECTION ORDERS, TEMPORARY PROTECTION ORDER (TPO), OR    PROTECTION ORDER FROM ANY STATE.

* UNDER DISABILITY (ORC 2923.13)

* FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE

* DRUG DEPENDENT

* ADJUDICATED MENTAL INCOMPETENCE

* CHRONIC ALCOHOLIC

 

BRADY DISQUALIFICATION - ANY PRIOR CONVICTION FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ( FROM ANY STATE)

 

NOTE: HOUSE BILL 495, WILL TAKE EFFECT MARCH 22, 2013.  IN PART THE BILL ELIMINATES THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN APPLICANT FOR RENEWAL OF A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE PRESENT CERTIFICATION OF COMPETENCY.

Ohio's Concealed Carry Laws and License Application

 

 

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Brown County Ohio Sheriff's Office
Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff
750 Mt.Orab Pike
Georgetown, OH 45121
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