Concealed Handgun License

As of May 17th, 2021, the Mahoning County Sheriff’s records division will be changing its hours:


Monday

9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Walk-ins

Mahoning county residents only

Tuesday

9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Walk-ins

Mahoning county residents only

Wednesday

8:30 am to 2:30 pm

By appointment only

Thursday

8:30 am to 2:30 pm

By appointment only

Friday

9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Walk-ins

Background checks only


**No concealed handgun applications on Fridays**

CHL Appointment Scheduler


**Please note** Ohio house bill 614 expires on June 30, 2021. After that date, you must be a resident of Mahoning, Trumbull, Portage, Stark, or Columbiana counties to apply in Mahoning County. Any appointments that are made after that date and do not meet the residency requirements will not be processed by this office.


CHL Division   Phone: 330-480-5030   Fax: 330-480-4981


When applying you must bring:

  • Training Certificate (Training certificates are valid up to three years from class completion) Certificate must attest applicant has met Ohio training requirements for Concealed Handgun License  
  • Prior Issued Ohio Conceal Carry Permit - Permits can be renewed at any point prior to expiration date and any time after expiration date.  A new class is not required should your license be expired.
  • Completed Application
  • Passport Photo w/receipt - Photo must be less than 30 days old. 
  • Valid Ohio Driver’s license or Valid Ohio Identification Card


Concealed Handgun Permit application fees:

New CHL License Application
  • New license (resident of Ohio for 5+ years) - $67 
  • New license (resident of Ohio less than 5 years) - $77
  • Photo can be taken for an additional $15

Renewal CHL License Application
  • Renewal (resident of Ohio for 5+ years) - $50 
  • Renewal (resident of Ohio less than 5 years) - $60
  • Photo can be taken for an additional $15
  • A renewal license can be done at any point prior to expiration date and any time after expiration date.  A new class is not required should your license be expired.

House Bill 614 for Ohio Concealed Handgun License:
  • If your license is scheduled to expire between March 9, 2020 and June 30, 2021, the expiration date is extended by 90 days or until June 30, 2021, whichever is later.
  • Until June 30, 2021, you can apply for a license or renew a license at ANY sheriff office in Ohio. You are not limited to your home county or an adjacent county.



Temporary "Emergency" CCW License Application
  • Temporary Emergency (resident of Ohio for 5+ years) - $37
  • Temporary Emergency (resident of Ohio less than 5 years) - $47
  • Photo can be taken for an additional $15


Military Conceal Carry Applicants


When applying you must bring:

  • Active Military ID, Retired Military ID or DD214 Reflecting Honorable Discharge. 

  • Valid Ohio Driver’s license or Valid Ohio Identification Card

  • Completed Application

  • Renewal: Prior Issued Ohio Conceal Carry Permit - Permits can be renewed at any point prior to expiration date and any time after expiration date.  A new class is not required should your license be expired.

*Under Ohio House Bill 81 application fees are waved




Fees must be paid with Exact Cash , Credit Card or Money Order, made payable to Mahoning County Sheriff's Office.


Mailing Gun Permits: (Can only be mailed to the address located on the application) If you bring a self-addressed and stamped envelope, we can mail the new permit. For a renewal, the current permit must be surrendered before the updated permit can be mail out.


CHL Change of Address Notice Form (click here to download)
REV. 6/7/2018



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