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LAKE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE, FINGERPRINTING, SORN AND ARSON REGISTRATION:

84 NORTH STATE STREET #102 

PAINESVILLE, OHIO 44077

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NOTE: THERE ARE THREE (3) APPOINTMENTS FOR EVERY TIME SLOT. IF YOU RECEIVE CONFIRMATION THAT YOUR APPOINTMENT HAS BEEN SCHEDULED AND THE TIME SLOT IS STILL AVAILABLE, PLEASE DO NOT BOOK ANOTHER APPOINTMENT IN THE SAME TIME SLOT.

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Policies & Procedures

  • Completed application form
  • Must be a resident of Ohio or be employed in the State of Ohio
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must attest to having read the Ohio Attorney General's Concealed Carry Law Book
  • Non-Refundable fee of $67.00, cash or money order only if the first time applicant has been a resident of Ohio for more than five (5) consecutive years.
  • Non-Refundable fee of $77.00, cash or money order only if the first time applicant has not been a resident of Ohio for the past five (5) consecutive years.
  • Non-Refundable fee of $50.00, cash or money order only for all renewal applications in which the applicant has been a resident of Ohio for the past five (5) consecutive years.
  • Non-Refundable fee of $60.00, cash or money order only for all renewal applications in which the applicant has not been a resident of Ohio for the past five (5) consecutive years.
  • Effective 11/05/2018, Senate Bill 81, any applicant that is an ACTIVE or RESERVE member of the armed forces of the United States or the applicant has RETIRED from or HONORABLY DISCHARGED from the military service in the ACTIVE or RESERVE armed forces of the UNITED STATES a DD214 will suffice for your training.  There will be no charge for the CHL process, as long as $1.5 million has not been exceeded for military permits throughout the State of Ohio.  
  • Effective 11/05/2018 you may renew your permit ANYTIME before the expiration date and ANYTIME after the expiration date.
  • ALL CURRENT APPLICATION FORMS CAN BE FOUND AT THE OHIO ATTORNEY GENERAL'S WEBSITE

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