San Diego County Sheriff CCW update
must be submitted to Sheriff’s License Division in person.
Please call Sheriff’s License Division at 858-974-2020 to
schedule an appointment for your initial interview. The first
part of your interview will determine your need and the required
documentation. Appointments may be set between the hours of 9:00
a.m. to 4:00, Monday through Friday. You will need to allow an
hour for the interview. You will be given additional information
and instructions to bring with you for your second interview.
Department of Justice and San Diego County Sheriff’s Department
are both involved in the processing of this application and each
agency requires certain fees. Fees will be collected at the
end of your second interview.
fee schedule is as follows:
check made payable to San Diego Sheriff’s Department for
a money order made payable to DOJ as shown below:
Standard (Two-year) license
100.00 money order
license 122.00 money
Reserve Peace Officer (Four-year)
144.00 money order
payment in the form of cash or check made payable to San Diego
Sheriff’s Department shall be submitted for renewal of a CCW
permit as shown below:
Standard (Two-year) license 67.00
(Three-year) license 89.00
Peace Officer (Four-year) 111.00
subject to change as allowed by law. They are processing fees
and as such are not refundable regardless of the decision made
on the application.
FOR CCW LICENSE
new applicants must demonstrate they are residents of San Diego
County, have good cause and good moral character, pursuant to PC
12050. For purposes of this application, applicants must submit
proof of residency in the form of two current, unpaid utility
bills that list their name, service address and mailing address
(or other similar type proof). Three character reference letters
are required to assist in substantiating good moral character.
These letters must be written by local residents and contain a
local address and phone number. Letters will not be accepted
from any relatives. The writer must also acknowledge he or she
understands the letter is for an application for a concealed
is an individual issue; however, if applying for business
purposes, proof that you are in actual and legitimate business
will be required as well as having to demonstrate that good
cause for carrying a firearm exist. The same applies for those
wanting to apply strictly for personal protection; the required
documentation will be discussed at the time of the initial first
interview. Valid California identification is also required.
Enforcement/Criminal Justice employees are exempt from certain
requirements. Please call for information on this.
verifications will be requested on an individual basis.
Residence verifications, proof of good cause and proof of
training class are required with subsequent (renewal)
are other questions not already addressed, please call Sheriff’s