Effective May 18th, the CHL is now open 5 days a week. As always, appointments are required for CHL (and Fingerprinting services). See details below – specifically what to do when you arrive for your appointment.  

Information Overview

Location

The Concealed Carry & Fingerprinting office is located in the building connected to the Jail, at 844 US Hwy 42 North, with parking in the front lot of the Jail. 

 

Applications
Available below or in-person at the Sheriff’s Office (844 US Highway 42 North, Delaware, OH 43015).

 

Online Scheduling
To better serve citizens applying for a Concealed Carry License or renewing a Concealed Carry License, the Sheriff’s Office offers Online Scheduling. Individuals who wish to apply for a license to lawfully carry a concealed handgun MUST SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT using the red link located below. Walk-ins are NOT accepted.

 

Appointment Location & Times
Appointments are held at the building connected to the Jail, 844 US Highway 42 North, Delaware. Appointment times are available as follows.

  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.
  • Wednesdays 8:00 am to 5:30 pm

When arriving for your appointment, please remain in the parking lot and we will call you at the time of your appointment for entry into the building. These measures are in place to ensure social distancing.

 

Schedule Appointment Here

 

Please DO NOT bring firearms with you!

 


Please bring the following with you to your appointment.

 

New Applicants:

  • A completed application
  • One passport size photo taken within the last 30 days (we can take your photo for $5)
  • A copy of your certificate of completing your 8-hour course
  • If using Military or OPOTA training please provide a copy of DD214 or OPOTA certificate, respectively
  • A valid driver’s license or state ID
  • A self-addressed, stamped envelope
  • If not a permanent Ohio resident, proof of temporary residence [e.g. pay stub (with Ohio employer address), lease, utility bill, etc.
  • Money Order or Cash only to cover the fee – please bring exact change
    • If you have lived in Ohio for the last five years – $67
    • If you have lived outside of Ohio in the last five years – $77
    • If you are an active or reserve member of the armed forces or have retired from or were honorably discharged from military service in the active or reserve armed forces of the United States, the fee is waived.

 

Renewals:

You can renew your license at any time or any time after it expires. There is no penalty for letting your license expire; you do not have to take another class.

  • A completed application
  • One passport size photo taken within the last 30 days (we can take your photo for $5)
  • Current CCW license
  • A valid driver’s license or state ID
  • A self-addressed, stamped envelope
  • If not a permanent Ohio resident, proof of temporary residence [e.g. pay stub (with Ohio employer address), lease, utility bill, etc.]
  • Money Order or Cash only to cover the fee – please bring exact change
    • If you have lived in Ohio for the last five years – $50
    • If you have lived outside of Ohio in the last five years – $60
    • If you are an active or reserve member of the armed forces or have retired from or were honorably discharged from military service in the active or reserve armed forces of the United States, the fee is waived.  You must provide a copy of your DD-214 or active credentials.

 

Change of Address: 

If you have moved and would like to notify us of your new address, please send an e-mail to: ccw@co.delaware.oh.us and include your first and last name, permit number, and both your old and new address. Once we have updated your address in the system, we will notify you by e-mail. You are not required to have a new CCW card, but if you would like one, stop by the CCW office during normal business hours (listed above) and for $15 we can provide you with an updated card. No appointment is needed.

 

For questions regarding the issuance of a concealed carry license, contact us at                      (740) 833-2801 or at ccw@co.delaware.oh.us

 


 

For information on Fingerprinting Services for a Background Check (example: for employment, adoption, etc.) click here