Sheriff's Office

Concealed Weapons Permits (CCW)

Main Phone: (775) 328-3001
 
Washoe County Sheriffs Office will be renovating the existing public access lobby area from July 9, 2021 through December 2021. The following service will be provided at 5190 Spectrum Blvd. Reno starting on July 19, 2021.
ALL CONCEALED CARRY WEAPONS PERMITS ARE PROCESSED BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THEIR FIREARMS SAFETY CERTIFICATE (NEW) OR PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE (RENEW) TO COMPLETE AN ONLINE APPLICATION OR APPOINTMENT. 


Applications must be completed online; upon completion of the application, a link will be provided to schedule your appointment.  The appointments can only be booked up to 120 days out. Please check back daily for new appointment availability. Be sure to bring a printed copy of your application, certificate and all required documents to your scheduled appointment. 

 

CARRY CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMITS - ONLINE APPLICATION(We recommend Chrome web browser)
Issuance of Concealed Weapons Permits is regulated by Nevada Revised Statute 202. The process, required in person, includes a criminal history check, submitting fingerprints to the State of Nevada and the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, and submitting proof of the successful completion of a course in firearm safety given by a certified Nevada instructor. It is incumbent on the applicant to ensure the firearms qualification form is filled out correctly prior to submitting an application for a CCW.

APPLICANTS ARE ELIGIBLE TO CARRY ANY HANDGUN.
Applicants are reminded they can submit all their renewal application materials 120 days prior to the expiration of their CCW permit.  Per Nevada Revised Statute 202.336, the Sheriff's Office is given 120 days to process applications.
 
Relevant CCW links:
CCW General Information and Instructions (PDF)
Licensed Firearm Instructors
CCW Address Change (PDF)
CCW reciprocity map
FAQs
 
Relevant Congested Area Shooting links:
Congested Area Live Map
Congested Area PDF Map
Congested Shooting Brochure
Congested Shooting FAQs