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Concealed Carry Weapon License

Click the button below for Carry Concealed Weapon License information and applications.  You can apply for a new application, renew your current application or change the address associated with your application.

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Concealed Carry Weapon License  The process is easier than you think.


Learning the laws regulating the use of firearms is a must for responsible ownership. Local regulations differ and laws vary from state to state. Citizens must check with the jurisdiction where the firearm is to be used.

In California, the Sheriffs and their staff are required to follow strict state and local guidelines when performing the necessary background checks for issuing Carry Concealed Weapon licenses. Due to the detailed nature involved with conducting these background checks, appointment times and processing times can take multiple weeks. During the application process, the applicant will be asked to schedule an interview appointment for a new Carry Concealed Weapon license.

If the applicant is RENEWING a Carry Concealed Weapon license in Riverside County, they may not apply until 180 days before the expiration date listed on their current Carry Concealed Weapon license.



Type of Permit Standard 2 Year Judicial 3 Year RCSO Employee Custodial 4 Year Custodial 4 Year Reserve 4 Year

Initial Fee
Paid on submission of your application

(Live Scan Fee - $95.00
Sheriff Fee - $20.00)
(Live Scan Fee - $117.00
Sheriff Fee - $20.00)
(Live Scan Fee - $139.00)
(Live Scan Fee - $139.00
Sheriff Fee - $20.00)
(Live Scan Fee - $139.00
Sheriff Fee - $20.00)
Issuance Fee
Paid upon the approval of the application
 $80.00  $80.00  $0.00
 $80.00  $80.00
Renewal Fee $77.00
(Live Scan Fee - $52.00
Sheriff Fee - $25.00)
(Live Scan Fee - $74.00
Sheriff Fee - $25.00)
(Live Scan Fee - $96.00)
(Live Scan Fee - $96.00
Sheriff Fee - $25.00)
(Live Scan Fee - $96.00
Sheriff Fee - $25.00)
Duplicate/Modification Fee $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00


  • For credit card transactions a nominal credit card transaction fee will be charged for each transaction. Charges will be viewable prior to transaction completion.
  • Appointments for Concealed Carry Weapon licenses will be processed Monday – Thursday 07:30a.m. to 04:30p.m. and Friday’s 07:30a.m. to 03:30p.m.
  • Click the appropriate button on the left of the screen to proceed with an application for a Concealed Carry Weapon license.


Gaining competency with firearms is like learning to drive a car or fly an airplane. You need expert instruction and practice. There is no shortcut. If you are not willing to invest the time and effort to become competent, then having a firearm and trying to use it can, in many instances, be more hazardous than any impending threat.


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For More Information, Contact:

Riverside County Sheriff's Department

Address: 16791 Davis Ave., Riverside, CA 92518

Telephone: Phone: (951) 486-2856
Contact List for CCW Investigators: CLICK HERE



For Technical Support, Contact:

Permitium Software
Phone: (855) 642-2453