This page is designed to help residents and non-resident understand the proper process to apply for a Florida concealed carry permit.
Step One: Determine Eligibility
To see if eligible go to this we page and take the quick quiz. https://licensing.freshfromflorida.com//firearms/prequal_questions.aspx
As you will see, question 4 in the above quiz asks if you have have a certificate from a course that shows you have the meet the required levels of proficiency. The classes we offer will help you meet that requirement.
Active military or retired military with the DD214 form do not need to take any training course.
Step Two: Complete Required Training
Naturally the courses that our company provides qualify under Florida state law. Click here to view our schedule.
Step Three: Submit Application
In-Person Application Process:
Called the “Fast Track” process applicants can now submit your application in person at one of eight regional offices located throughout Florida. Simply call the office nearest you to schedule an appointment. At the time of your appointment you will be directed to a computer station where you will complete the application electronically. Staff will review your application, take your fingerprints and photos and process your payment.
Application Process Via Mail:
-Contact your local law enforcement agency to submit fingerprints electronically (Details here)
-Have a passport-style, color photograph made (2″ by 2″ on white background)
-Include documentation of required training
-Get certified copies of court documents related to any criminal charges against you
-In the presence of a Notary (doesn’t have to be a notary in FL) sign the application
-Submit a check or money order for the license fee payable to the “Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services” ($112.00)
-Mail everything to:
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Division of Licensing
PO Box 6687
Tallahassee, FL 32314