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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.     As you walk toward the main Jail entrance, enter the door to your right.

 

APPLICATIONS are available on the links above 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.

 

APPOINTMENTS are held at the building connected to the Jail, 844 US Highway 42 North, Delaware. 

 

Appointment times: 

Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays 8:30 am to 2:30 pm

Wednesdays & Thursdays 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

 

Please DO NOT bring firearms with you!

 

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Please bring the following with you to your appointment. 

New Applicants:

  •  A completed application
  • One passport size photo
  • 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

 

Renewals: You can renew 90 days prior to your license expiring 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
  • 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

 

For questions regarding the issuance of a concealed carry license, contact us at (740) 833-2801 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

Fingerprinting Services for a Background Check (example: for employment, adoption, etc.)

All fingerprinting will be completed at the Concealed Carry office, 844 US Hwy 42 North, Delaware (in the building connected to the Jail).

 

DAILY - Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 2:30 pm - No appointment needed.

 

You need to know whether you require BCI fingerprints, FBI fingerprints - or both.

 

Please bring the following with you:

  • Exact address of where results should be mailed
  • A valid driver's license or state ID
  • Social Security Number (just the number, no card needed)
  • Fee: Money Order or Cash only - please bring exact change

o   BCI only or FBI only $40

o   BCI and FBI $70

o   Ink cards $10

If you have questions regarding background checks, please call (740) 833-2801.