Concealed Weapon Permits
Minimum Elegibility Requirements
-Must be at least 21 years of age.
-Must meet the citizenship and residency requirements set forth in the law.
-Must be able to provide documentation that proves your competence with a firearm.
-Must NOT have a disqualifying criminal record or other condition that would make you ineligible for licensure.
If you have questions about your eligibility, you can complete an online preliminary eligibility questionnaire at
There are 2 ways to apply for your concealed weapn permit.
-Come in to the sheriff's office and pick up a concealed weapon packet.
-Get your fingerprints scanned/printed for $5 cash only.
-Fill out your application and mail it in along with your fingerprints, firearms training documentation, passport-type color photograph, and a check or money order for $117.00
-Contact one of Florida's eight regional offices and schedule and appointment.
-At the time of your appointment, you will complete an electronic application. Staff will review your application, scan your fingerprints, take your photograph, and process your payment.
-You will receive your license much faster doing it this way.
Fort Walton Regional Office:
212 Eglin Parkway S.E., Suite A
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Tallahassee Regional Office
1851 N Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32303
For more information regarding concealed weapon permits please visit: http://licgweb.doacs.state.fl.us/weapons/index.html