Concealed Weapon License Application Submission Update

(Fast Track Instructions)

Florida Department of Agriculture Division of Licensing-Regional Offices is processing CWP Applications. The Regional Office will do the finger printing, photo, and submission of your application electronically. It is suggested that you have your “Certificate of Training” and your “CWP Application notarized” prior to your appointment. Also, you will need your Drivers License or your State issued I.D. Card.

The CWP License will be processed in a short time and you will receive the CWP License in about 5-12 days and depending on back-log could be as much as 4-6 weeks after processing. The time it will take for scheduling an appointment is 3 weeks or more due to the back-log. They do not accept walk-ins.

The fee now effective July 2012 is a flat $112.00 for the first 7 years then $65.00 for the next 7 years and will continue at the $65.00 fee every 7 years. You do not have to re-take the CWP Class for renewals. They will accept credit card, personal check, cashier’s check or money order only. They will not accept cash.

Jacksonville Regional Office Information

Florida Department of Agriculture Division of Licensing
Jacksonville Regional Office
7825 Baymeadows Way
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Phone: 904-828-3100

It is recommended you call for an appointment with the Regional Office. Also, a person can still submit their CWP application by mail and will take 3 months or so to receive the CWP License.

Application Instructions

  • Read Instructions Chapter 790 and 776 Florida Statutes (laws) in the CWP Application Packet. By submission of your application to the Division of Licensing you are attesting that you have read and understand said statutes prior to your submission of the application. Read every word twice, cover to cover.
  • Fill out the application per instructions prior to your appointment. By doing this you will have the answers to the questions on the application and will save you time.

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