Concealed Weapons Permit

Concealed Carry Weapons Permit Options

We have 90 days to review all permits, new or renewal. Current processing time for online applications is 7-30 days.
Type of Permit File and Pay Online Submit Paper Application and 
Pay Fees in the Office
New Permits 
(Standard 2-Year Permit)
Complete the online application and schedule your appointment with our CCW representative. 



Total Cost: $203 - Paid in two (2) installments

First installment: $143 - Paid at submission of application and is non-refundable. Includes DOJ Fee ($93), Processing Fee ($15), and Fingerprint Rolling Fee ($35).

Second Installment: $60 - If permit is not approved, this is not owed.

Download and complete the paper application. Return Application to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office Main Station during business hours.

Total Cost: $235 - Paid in two (2) installments

First installment: $149 - Paid at submission of application and is non-refundable. Includes DOJ Fee ($93), Processing Fee ($21), and Fingerprint Rolling Fee ($35).

Second Installment: $86 - If permit is not approved, this is not owed.

Permit Renewals

To renew a permit, complete the online application and attach your firearm qualifications. If you are changing/adding a firearm, schedule an appointment online. 

Total Cost: $77 - Paid at submission of application and is non-refundable. Includes DOJ Fee ($52) and Processing Fee ($25).

To renew a permit, please call 707-445-7251 and schedule an appointment.



Total Cost: $82 - Paid at submission of application and is non-refundable. Includes DOJ Fee ($52) and Processing Fee ($30).
Permit Duplicate or Modification To add a firearm you must qualify with the firearm and call for an appointment. Modifications and duplicate requests can be made online via the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office CCW Portal.

Total Cost: $10 - Processing Fee
All CCW Permit Modifications must be made online via the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office CCW Portal. For questions about this or to request an exemption, please contact 707-445-7251.



Carry Concealed Weapon Requirements

To qualify you must

  • Be of good moral character
  • Full-time resident of Humboldt County
  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Own and have a gun registered in California
  • Not have any open/pending criminal cases or pending criminal citations
  • Not have any felony convictions or specified misdemeanors per Penal Code Sections 29900-29905
  • Not be on active probation

Required Documents

  • One paragraph statement detailing your desire for a concealed weapon license. 
  • Proof of completion of a firearms training course (16 hours) from an approved firearm trainer (see below) which includes instruction on firearms safety and the law regarding the permissible use of a firearm. (New Applicants Only)
  • Proof of completion of a "refresher" firearms training course (4 hours minimum) from an approved firearm trainer (see below) which includes instruction on firearm safety and the law regarding permissible use of a firearm. (Renewal Applicants Only)

Approved CCW Firearm Trainers - Central Area

Central Area CCW Firearms Trainers
Business/ Firearms Trainer Telephone Number/ Email Address Address
Black Spot Firearms
Dan Kistler

707-599-3516
chips.kistler@gmail.com

Pacific Outfitters
Brad Smith
Aaron Ostrom
Jonathan Jones
1-844-926-6566 or 707-443-6328 
1600 5th Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Well Armed Firearms
Kelly O’Day
707-499-0682
wellarmed707@gmail.com
Ballistic Precision 
640 W. Cedar St.
Eureka, CA 95501
Bill Nova Solutions
Bill Nova 
707-499-1455 P.O. Box 164
Bayside Ca 95524
Dynamic Firearms Training
Heidi Hanscome
207-313-9903
heidi@dfthumboldt.com
dfthumboldt.com
 
Broese’s Tactical
Andy Broese Van Groenou

707-845-2651
BroesesTactical@gmail.com


Redwood Gun Club
Jaca Martino
404-788-6244
JacaMartino1997@gmail.com

Ballistic Precision
640 W. Cedar St.
Eureka, CA 95501

Approved CCW Firearm Trainers - North Area

North Area CCW Firearm Trainers
Business/Firearms Trainer Telephone Number/ Email Address Address
NONE AVAILABLE

Approved Firearm Trainers - Southern Area

Southern Area CCW Firearm Trainers
Business/Firearms Trainer Telephone Number/ Email Address Address
Fortuna Pistol Club
Rick & Carrie Jennings

707-764-3015 or 707-725-1505
jenriccar@yahoo.com

P.O. Box 80
Fortuna, CA 95540 
Tactical Defense Inst.
Darrell Astor
707-617-0081
TacticalDefenseInstitute@yahoo.com