Concealed Carry Law

The Greene County Sheriff’s Office processes Concealed Carry Original and Renewal Applications Monday through Friday, between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm, excluding legal holidays at the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, Law Enforcement Division. If you have any questions, please contact (937) 562-5220.

Ohio Attorney General Concealed Carry Website


The Ohio Attorney General’s website contains materials explaining many portions of Ohio’s concealed handgun licensing law:


Original CCW and Renewal Application Checklist



Original and renewal applications are processed Monday through Friday between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm, excluding legal holidays. The applicant must bring the following items at the time of submitting an application:

Original CCW License


  • Copy of Training Certificate
    • Certificate must be within 3 years of taking 8 hour competency certification training course
    • Active and Reserved Military - must bring your most recent firearms qualification and active military ID)
    • Retired Military - must bring DD214 with honorable discharge
  • Current Color Photograph
    • Must be a 2 x 2 passport photo and taken within 30 days of making application
  • Current Photo Identification
    • Driver's license or State ID card
  • Self-addressed stamped envelope
  • Non-refundable fee
    • Money Order or Cashier's Check made payable to the Greene County Sheriff's Office. We also accept Credit/Debit Cards (service fee $1 + 2.2% applies). 
    • No Cash or Personal Checks will be accepted.
      • $67 - Ohio resident for the last 5 consecutive years
      • $77 - Ohio resident for less than 5 years
      • Application fee will be waived for active, reserve and retired military pursuant to Senate Bill 81.

Renewal CCW License

  • Completed Renewal Application Form
  • Current Color Photograph (ONLY if initial or renewal applications have NOT been made through Greene County Sheriff's Office.)
    • Must be a 2 x 2 passport photo and taken within 30 days of submitting application
  • Previous CCW License
    • Military personnel will also be asked to provide proper documentation to be eligible for fee waiver
      • Active and Reserve Military must bring most recent firearms qualification and active military ID
      • Retired Military must bring DD214 with honorable discharge
  • Current Photo Identification
    • Driver's license or State ID card
  • Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope
  • Non-Refundable Fee
    • Money order or cashier's check made payable to the Greene County Sheriff's Office. We also accept Credit/Debit Cards (service fee $1 + 2.2% applies)
    • No cash or personal checks will be accepted.
      • $50 Renewal - If Ohio resident for last 5 consecutive years
      • $60 Renewal - If Ohio resident for less than 5 years
      • Application fee will be waived for active, reserve and retired military pursuant to Senate Bill 81
Failure to disclose a criminal record when applying for a CCW Permit will be treated as filing a false legal document and could result in a criminal prosecution and/or denial of your permit. Your application is considered a legal document and is expected to contain compete and accurate information.