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The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is dedicated to the safety of its residents. The Sheriff is authorized to issue concealed carry weapon permits (CCW) to county residents who qualify under California law. A CCW authorizes a private person to carry a concealed firearm in public. Please do not call Employee Resources to be placed on a cancellation list - we do not have a list available at this time.

To begin the process or to renew a permit please follow these steps:

To qualify you must

  • Be of good moral character
  • Full-time resident of San Bernardino County
  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Own and have a gun registered in California
  • Not have any open criminal cases or pending citations
  • Not have any felony convictions or specified misdemeanors per Penal Code Sections 29900-29905
  • Not be on active probation

                     
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Application Process

                             
Range Qualification

Employees Resources will contact you to schedule your firearms safety course date. Penal Code Section 26165, requires all CCW permit holders to attend a mandatory 8-hour training course before issuance of a new CCW permit (for these forms please click link below)

If you are renewing your CCW you will be required to take a 4-hour training course before issuance of your permit.

Renewal Application Process

Retired Reserve Annual Firearms Qualification Form

All retired reserves are required to qualify annually with their firearms
This form must be provided to the range master for completion and forwarded to
Volunteer Forces upon successful qualification
The form must be used for all annual qualifications regardless of where the range is located
We will only accept qualifications that occur at a Law Enforcement Range
Failure to qualify annually will annually will result in the revocation of a CCW endorsed ID card.

   

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DOJ Firearms Information for CA Residents  

Residents of Redlands please contact your law enforcement agency to begin the CCW process.



  CCW FAQ

Permissible Calibers for a San Bernardino County CCW permit:

Maximum caliber - .45 Caliber

Minimum caliber - .25 Caliber

FN 5.7 x 28mm is not permissible.
 




Firearms Information for New California Residents



http://oag.ca.gov/firearms/ab991



 



Traveling with Firearms in California



http://oag.ca.gov/firearms/travel







Forms and Publications



http://oag.ca.gov/firearms/forms







Roster of Firearm Safety Devices Certified for Sale



http://oag.ca.gov/firearms/fsdcertlist



 



Frequently Asked Questions



http://oag.ca.gov/firearms/pubfaqs


  Retired Reserve Annual Firearms Qualification

 

Click on the icon below to download or print the Retired Reserve Annual Firearms Qualification Form

 

  • All retired reserves are required to qualify annually with their firearms
  • This form must be provided to the range master for completion and forwarded to Volunteer Forces upon successful qualification
  • The form must be used for all annual qualifications regardless of where the range is located
  • We will only accept qualifications that occur at a Law Enforcement Range
  • Failure to qualify annually will result in the revocation of a CCW endorsed ID Card

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