We are now using online scheduling for CCW appointments. Please click on the link below to schedule
your appointment. You may apply in Wayne County if you live within
this county or any county that adjoins Wayne.
Be sure to read below
to find out what you are required to bring to your appointment.
Also, be advised that after you finish the registration process, you must
still make sure you "book" the appointment. You will
receive a message that says the appointment was confirmed. If you do
not see this, you did not successfully book your appointment.
Hours for CCW processing are as
Monday through Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 1:20 pm - 4:00 pm
**We schedule appointments every
20 minutes. If you
are unable to make it to your appointment on time, please understand if we
ask you to reschedule.**
Temporary Emergency (resident of Ohio for 5+
years) - $37
Temporary Emergency (resident of Ohio less than 5 years) - $
must be paid by a
or Money Order only, made payable to Wayne
County Sheriff's Office.We are currently looking at the feasibility to take credit or
debit cards; however, currently we can only accept Cashiers Checks or Money
The Attorney General is not required to print a booklet; however, they will do
so at this time. The booklet is available online by clicking on the link
must be a cashier's
check or money order!!!!
CASH, CREDIT or PERSONAL CHECKS
you are making more than one appointment and use
the same name for them,
this is not a problem.
further information please call 330-287-5750 or email by clicking
Summary of the Law:
Sheriff's Office will coordinate all background checks and issuances of
CCW permits for private citizens in their respective counties.
will not be permitted in school
safety zones, courtroom, structure where courtroom is located, police station,
sheriff's office, state highway patrol station, bureau of criminal
identification and investigation, state correctional institute, jail, workhouse,
other detention facility, airport passenger terminal, premises of any public or
private college/university or institute
of higher education, church/synagogue/mosque or other place of worship unless
the handgun is in a locked motor vehicle or the licensee is in the immediate
process of placing the handgun in a locked motor vehicle.
retired peace officer, person, federal law enforcement officer, corrections
officer, active/reserve member of the armed forces who has retired within ten years and had successfully completed a basic firearms training program is
potentially eligible for a CCW permit.
CCW permit shall be issued by a Sheriff's Office within 45 days after all proper
paperwork and training is completed.
is valid for 5 years. There is no renewal-training requirement to obtain an
additional five-year CCW license.
is a $15.00 replacement fee for any lost CCW license permit.
training requirement must consist of a minimum of 8 hours of both
classroom and range instruction to include the following:
to name, explain and demonstrate the rules for safe handling of a handgun.
ability to demonstrate and explain how to handle ammunition in a safe manner.
ability to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and aptitude necessary to shoot a
handgun in a safe manner.
live fire training and gun handling training.
a competency examination that shall include a written section on the ability to
name and explain the rules for the safe handling of a handgun and proper storage
practices for handguns and ammunition.
a physical demonstration of competence in the use of a handgun and in the rules
for safe handling and storage of a handgun and a physical demonstration of the
aptitude necessary to shoot a handgun in a safe manner.
Not Eligible to Obtain a License to Carry a Concealed Weapon
sheriff cannot grant a license to carry a concealed firearm to any of the
person under 21 years of age;
person who is a fugitive from justice;
person against whom proceedings are pending for any felony, any
misdemeanor that is an offense of violence, or the offense of
falsification of a concealed firearm license or possessing a revoked
concealed firearm license (see "New offenses of falsification of a
concealed firearm license and possessing a revoked concealed firearm
person who has been convicted of a felony or has been
adjudicated a delinquent child for committing an act that would be felony if committed by an adult, if the person has not been relieved
from disability to have a weapon;
person who has been convicted or pleaded guilty to an offense involving
the trafficking in any drug of abuse or has been adjudicated a delinquent
child for committing an act that would be an offense involving the trafficking in any
drug of abuse if committed by an adult;
person who is drug dependent, in danger of drug dependence, or a chronic
person who is under adjudication of mental competence.
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