Concealed Carry Permits

Ohio's Concealed Gun Carry Law

The State of Ohio has reciprocity agreements with Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

Hours for Stark County:

Tuesday, 7:00am to 2:30pm

Thursday, 7:00am to 2:30pm

Excluding Legal Holidays

LICENSE FEES EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 16, 2009:
$67.00 new issue for a five-year license
$91.00 new issue for a five-year license - resident for less than five years
$50.00 renewal fee
$74.00 renewal fee - resident for less than five years
$37.00 emergency / temporary fee
$61.00 emergency / temporary fee - resident for less than five years
$15.00 replacement fee
(new, renewing, emergency / temporary) applicants who have been a resident of the State of Ohio less than five years must undergo the FBI background check

PAYMENT BY MONEY ORDER, CASHIERS CHECK OR CERTIFIED BANK CHECK MADE
PAYABLE TO THE STARK COUNTY TREASURER
.
NO CASH, BUSINESS CHECKS OR PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED.

CCW Application Procedures

The Stark County Sheriff's Office is providing the listed information to accurately inform the public on the procedures to follow regarding the Carrying Concealed Weapons Law beginning April 8th, 2004. This information is being provided so as to give citizens guidance in making application for a Concealed Carry Permit in Stark County.

  1. The applicant must first obtain the eight (8) hours of weapons proficiency training as required by the law. (Check with local sporting goods stores, gun clubs or collages). Not offered by the Stark County Sheriff's Office.
  2. Insure the instructors offering the weapons training have a certificate of training from the National Rifle Association, the Ohio Police Officer Training Academy, or a National Gun Advocacy group and are certified as instructors to teach firearms training. Ask to see their credentials and certification. If military - see form DD 214 or military I.D.
  3. Upon successful completion of the training and receipt of a firearm's training certificate from the training entity, the applicant must obtain a "CCW Application Form" and the "Ohio Concealed Carry Law Pamphlet" as prepared by the Ohio Attorney General's Office. The forms should be made available to you where you obtained your weapons training or on line at www.ag.state.oh.us or www.starkcountyohio.gov/sheriff The application forms and pamphlets will also be available in the lobby of the Stark County Sheriff's Office, Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. until 3:00 P.M.
  4. The Stark County Sheriff's Office will process applications on Tuesday's from 7:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. and on Thursday's from 7:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the Stark County Sheriff's Office located at 4500 Atlantic Blvd. N.E. - Canton, Ohio. No appointment is necessary. Applicants will be processed on a first come first served basis. No applications will be taken on holidays. One applicant will be processed every half-hour beginning from 7:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. with a lunch reak being from 11:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The application form must be completed prior to a person being processed.
  5. The applicant must have the following items when coming to the Stark County Sheriff's Office to process their application for a Carrying Concealed Weapons Permit: a) Their completed application form b) Copy of informational pamphlet c) Copies of their firearms training certificate d) Current photo identification (i.e. driver's license, state identification) e) Passport size(2x2) color photo taken within the last thirty-days f) One of the following methods of payment for the non-refundable application fee:      1) Money Order      2) Cashier's Check      3) Certified Bank Check License fees effective October 16, 2009:
    $67.00 new issue for a five-year license
    $91.00 new issue for a five-year license - resident for less than five years
     $37.00 emergency / temporary fee
    $61.00 emergency / temporary fee - resident for less than five years
    $15.00 replacement fee (new, renewing, emergency / temporary) applicants who have been a resident of the State of Ohio less than five years must undergo the FBI background check made payable to the "Stark County Treasurer" We will not accept personal or business checks or cash g) Do not bring any firearms to the Sheriff's Office
  6. One applicant will be processed at a time and their completed application, informational pamphlet and method of payment will be reviewed for completeness and accuracy. Fingerprints will be obtained through the Web Check System and sent electronically to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation & Identification for a background check.
  7. The applicant will provide all the necessary information to conduct the required background investigation by the Sheriff's Office. The applicant will then be notified as outlined, of the next step on the process.
  8. The applicant will be contacted within forty-five days by phone or mail to either schedule an appointment to receive their permit or by certified return receipt mail to advise them if their application has been denied and the reason for the denial. The appeal process will also be explained in the certified letter to the applicant if their application is denied.
  9. Any questions anyone may have concerning the Carrying Concealed Weapons law or applying for a "Temporary Emergency Permit" can be directed to the Sheriff's Office by either emailing strkshrf@raex.com or by phoning the Sheriff's Office at 330-451-1383.



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William Bath,
Sep 8, 2011, 9:29 AM
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William Bath,
Sep 8, 2011, 9:29 AM
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William Bath,
Sep 8, 2011, 9:29 AM
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