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Conceal Carry


Location & Office Information

The Clark County Sheriff's Office operates their Conceal Carry Program from our East District Office located at 3130 East Main Street.

In order to lessen the wait time, effective March 25, 2013, the CCW office will be open Monday through Wednesday for concealed handgun permit applictions by appointment only. Call (937) 521-2114 to schedule an appointment.

Applying for Concealed Carry
Prior to coming to the office you must have the following paperwork with you:

  • A completed conceal carry application: Application for a Standard License, Renewal, or Temporary License
  • A training certificate signed and dated by your instructor stating that you have met the training requirements per O.R.C 2923.125
  • You must have read the Ohio CCW Booklet availabler from your instructor or the Ohio Attorney General's web site.
  • Proof of Ohio residency in the form of an Ohio drivers license or a State of Ohio I.D. card (available from any Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles location).
  • Exact payment of fee to be money order or bank cashiers check only. We do not accept cash or personal checks.

Please note that these items must be ready at time of appointment or a reschedule will be necessary.

Second Renewals
Effective March 27, 2013, HB 495 became law and eliminates the requirement to obtain a 'range competency" training certificate for those renewing for the second time.

  • An Ohio resident who has resided in the State of Ohio for five contiguous years or more is currently charged $67.
  • An Ohio resident who has resided in the State of Ohio for less than five years must undergo an additional background check through the FBI for an additional charge of $24, bringing the total application charge to $91.
  • A license renewal fee is currently $50.
  • An applicant must provide a passport size photo with his/her application that has been taken within three months of application or we will take one for $5.
  • A temporary emergency permit license fee is currently $37.
  • The replacement fee for lost licenses is $15, name change fee is $15, and address change fee is $15.
All fees must be paid by money order, bank check, or certified check only. We do not accept cash or personal checks.

The attorney general (AG) will publish the pamphlet on the AG website. This website will give access to the application for the concealed carry permit, and gives numerous tidbits of information regarding the concealed carry program.

Contact Us
Jim Stouffer
Concealed Carry Administrator

3130 E. Main St.
Springfield, OH 45502

Ph: 937-521-2100

Monday - Wednesday
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.