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 criminal cases or pending 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. If the CCW license is desired for self-protection, the protection of others, or for the protection of large sums of money or valuable property, you are required to explain and provide good cause for issuance of the license.  For example, has your life or property been threatened or jeopardized?  Explain incidents and include dates, times, locations, and names of police agencies to which these incidents were reported.(New and Renewal Applicants)
  • 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 
PacificOutfitters.com

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

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