Concealed Weapons Application

Bear Run Location Only

IMPORTANT FACTS TO KNOW:

  • Florida concealed weapon licenses are processed by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS)
  • Our office will process applications, take the license photographs, fingerprint the applicants (we cannot accept fingerprints done elsewhere) and send the information securely to the department for final determination 
  • All first time Florida Concealed Weapon Licenses are issued by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and are mailed to recipients.  Our office does not print or issue first time Florida Concealed Weapon Licenses.  Qualified renewal licenses are printed here
  • Check the status of your application by clicking here or calling FDACS at (850) 245-5500
  • Bear Run Location
    3245 Bear Run Blvd
    Orange Park FL  32065

 First Time Applicants:  Fee - $124 (includes $22 fee)- includes all those tranferring from an out of state CWL
Cash, check or credit/debit card are accepted for payment.  The card vendor will charge a fee of 2.39% ($2.96)

Please bring:

  • Picture ID (a driver license or state-issued ID card with your current name and address)
  • Copy of a training document that confirms you are proficient with a firearm (Click here for acceptable training documentation). Current and former military members see below.
  • This application is completed on line.  You may bring someone with you to help you complete the application if you are not familiar with using a computer.  Our staff cannot enter the information for you.
  • If you have ever been arrested, bring certified copies of court documentation reflecting final disposition of charges
  • If you were born outside the US or are a permanent legal resident alien, bring official documentation confirming your citizenship status
  • If you must bring small children with you, please bring someone to watch them as they are not allowed in the application area
  • Current Military Members - copy of Common Access Card or other form of official military identification or a copy of current orders
  • Veterans - copy of DD-214 long form reflecting honorable discharge from military service

Renewals - Fee - $ 62 (includes $12 fee, additional $15 late fee if expired 6 months or less; more than 6 months, processed as an original) Cash, check or credit/debit card are accepted for payment.  The card vendor will charge a fee of $2.00. License is printed in our office.

Please bring: (can be renewed up to 150 days before expiration date)

  • CWL# or renewal notice
  • State issued photo ID that includes full name and date of birth
  • Legal name change documentation if applicable, i.e., marriage certificate, divorce decree, or court documentation
  • If you must bring small children with you, please bring someone to watch them as they are not allowed in the application area

Appointments are made from 8:30 to 12:30 and from 2:30-4:30 (4:30 -renewals only).  You can use the chat box in lower right corner or call 904-269(284)-6320 Option 4 to make an appointment.  Provide name, phone number and whether a renewal or first time application.  Appointments are encouraged.  Due to time constraints, walk-ins will only be accepted as time permits from 9-4.

Click on the topics below for information  

Application Instructions

Eligibility Requirements 

General Information

CWL FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions - State Website