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Overview

Starting June 28, 2017, you can apply for or renew a concealed weapon license at our Driver License office. We can take your picture, scan your fingerprints, and file your application electronically, which reduces the time it takes for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) to issue or renew your license.

We will offer these services by appointment only. Time slots fill up fast, so schedule your appointment now!

To save time and money, you can instead renew your license onlineNew window through FDACS, which is a separate agency from the tax collector's office.

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Original application

Starting June 28, 2017, you can complete your entire concealed weapon license application process (picture, fingerprints, and electronic filing of your application) at our Driver License office. We will offer this service by appointment only. Time slots fill up fast, so schedule your appointment now!

Requirements
You must bring certain documents to your appointment. For requirements, read our concealed weapon license publicationPDF file.

Please read Florida Statutes Chapter 790PDF file prior to your appointment. Florida law requires you to affirm that you are knowledgeable about the provisions of Chapter 790 related to weapons and firearms when you apply for your concealed weapon license.

Please note that children are not allowed in our concealed weapon license processing area.

Application process
When you arrive for your appointment, an associate will direct you to a computer to complete an online application form. Our staff cannot assist you with the application form, but once you're done an associate will review it for completeness. Next, we'll collect your payment, take your picture, and digitally scan your fingerprints. Our office will electronically submit your application and documentation to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS).

FDACS will process your application, determine your eligibility to receive a license, and either issue the license or deny the application. You may experience an extended processing time if you submit an incomplete application, omit required documents, or have a criminal history.

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Renewal

Starting June 28, 2017, you can renew your concealed weapon license at our Driver License office. We will process renewals by appointment only. Time slots fill up fast, so schedule your appointment now!

To save time and money, you can instead renew your license onlineNew window through the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), which is a separate agency from the tax collector's office.

Time frame
You may renew up to 150 days prior to your license expiration date. If your license has been expired for 180 days or less, you can still renew it but must pay a $15.00 late fee. If your license has been expired for more than 180 days, you cannot renew it – you must instead apply for a new license.

To determine when you're eligible to renew, you may contact FDACS at (850) 245-5691 or use a date calculator.

Requirements
You must bring certain documents to your appointment. For requirements, read our concealed weapon license publicationPDF file.

Please read Florida Statutes Chapter 790PDF file prior to your appointment. Florida law requires you to affirm that you are knowledgeable about the provisions of Chapter 790 related to weapons and firearms when you renew your concealed weapon license.

Please note that children are not allowed in our concealed weapon license processing area.

Renewal process
When you arrive for your appointment, an associate will take your picture, collect your payment, and electronically submit your renewal application to FDACS. If eligible, you may receive your printed renewal license during your visit.

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Fees

**** Our office will begin processing concealed weapon licenses on June 28, 2017. We will offer these services by appointment only. Time slots fill up fast, so schedule your appointment now! ****

To estimate your transaction costs, see the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' fee schedulePDF file. A tax collector convenience fee of $22.00 for original applications and $12.00 for renewals will also apply.

To help ensure you successfully complete your transaction, please review our payment policy and options.

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Additional information

**** Our office will begin processing concealed weapon licenses on June 28, 2017. We will offer these services by appointment only. Time slots fill up fast, so schedule your appointment now! ****

For more information about concealed weapon licenses, visit the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' concealed weapon license pageNew window or read our concealed weapon license FAQ and concealed weapon license publicationPDF file.

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