Concealed Carry

Concealed Carry

Applications are accepted by APPOINTMENT ONLY. IT IS PREFERRED THAT YOU ARRANGE FOR AN APPOINTMENT ONLINE. If you do not make your appointment online you may do so by phone however there may be a delay in processing your appointment.

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Revisions to Ohio’s concealed carry law went into effect on March 23, 2015. You can learn more about the changes at the links below:

Overview HB234 ·
2015 Ohio CCH Handbook ·
2015 CCH Application ·
ORC 2923.125

Contact Deputy Rachel Scherley by telephone at (419) 373-4912 to schedule your appointment if you are not making your appointment online. An appointment is not needed for an Emergency Application.

REQUIRED INFORMATION FOR AN ORIGINAL APPLICATION. YOU MUST HAVE YOUR APPLICATION COMPLETED PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT TIME, AS WELL AS A COLOR PHOTO TO FIT IN THE BOX ON THE FRONT OF THE APPLICATION.

◊ Completed application form. Applications for a Carrying Concealed Handgun permits are available at the Wood County Sheriff’s Office or you can print the application online at the following link: 2015 CCH Application.
◊ Passport sized color photo (taken within 30 days of date of application) attached to application.
◊ Must be 21 years of age or older
◊ Must provide proof of completion of the required CCW training course (the minimum hours requirements for a firearms competency certification
course is 8 hours which includes two hours of in-person training that consists of range time and live-fire training, and allows for a combination of in person and online training). You will be required to sign an affidavit attesting to this completion when you make application.
◊ Must attest to having read the Ohio Attorney General’s Concealed Carry Law Book.
◊ Registration fee of $67.00 cash, cashiers check or money order if the applicant has been a resident of Ohio for MORE than five years consecutively.
◊ Registration fee of $91.00 cash, cashiers check or money order if the individual has been a resident of Ohio for LESS than five Years.

Payment must be made in the form of Cash, Cashiers Check or Money Order. NO PERSONAL CHECKS OR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED.

REQUIRED INFORMATION FOR A RENEWAL APPLICATION. YOU MUST HAVE YOUR APPLICATION COMPLETED PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT TIME, AS WELL AS A COLOR PHOTO TO FIT IN THE BOX ON THE FRONT OF THE APPLICATION.

You may renew your CCW permit 90 days prior to the expiration date.

◊ Completed application form. (You must complete a NEW application for a renewal.) Applications for a Carrying Concealed Handgun permits are available at the Wood County Sheriff’s Office or you can print the application online at this link: 2015 CCH Application.
◊ Passport sized color photo (taken within 30 days of date of application) attached to application
◊ Must attest to having reviewed the Ohio Attorney General’s Concealed Carry Law book.
◊ Must provide previous CCW ID or proof of completion of the required CCW training course.
◊ Renewal fee of $50.00 cash, cashiers check or money order.

Payment must be made in the form of Cash, Cashiers Check or Money Order. NO PERSONAL CHECKS OR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED.

REPLACEMENT CCW PERMITS

◊ Lost or stolen CCW- replacement fee is $15.00 cash, cashiers check or money order.

Contact Information
Deputy Rachel Scherley
Office: (419) 373-4912
E-Mail: rscherley@co.wood.oh.us

Concealed Carry

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