REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21 years old

  • You have completed an approved firearms training class of 8 hours

  • Non-Residents: If you live in another state you must be employed in Ohio

  • You must not have had a concealed carry license issued by another state suspended

  • You must not have been convicted of, pleaded guilty to, or adjudicated a delinquent child for committing a violation of section 2919.25 of the Revised Code (Domestic violence) or a similar violation in another state

  • You must not be under indictment, be charged with, or convicted of any felony

  • You also must not be under indictment, charged with, or convicted of an offense that involves trafficking in drugs, a misdemeanor offense of violence, or negligent assault.

  • In addition, you must not have been convicted, pleaded guilty, or been adjudicated as delinquent in connection with a crime that involves the illegal use, sale, possession, administration, distribution, or trafficking of a drug of abuse.

  • You cannot have been convicted, pleaded guilty, or been adjudicated as delinquent for assaulting a peace officer

  • You must not, within three years of your application, have been convicted, pleaded guilty, or been adjudicated as delinquent in connection with a misdemeanor offense of violence

  • You may not obtain a license if you have been charged with falsification of a concealed handgun license

  • You must not be subject to a civil protection order or a temporary protection order of an Ohio court or a similar protection order issued by another state

  • You must not have been convicted, pleaded guilty, or been adjudicated as delinquent in connection with two or more assaults or negligent assaults within five years of your application

  • You must not have been convicted, pleaded guilty, or adjudicated as delinquent in connection with resisting arrest within 10 years of your application. If you are charged with an offense during the application process, the sheriff can suspend your application until your case is resolved

  • Federal Law Requirements

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