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Concealed Weapons

Concealed Weapons Permits

Sheriff-Coroner Dave Hencratt supports the right of law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms. In this regard, all qualified residents of Tehama County are eligible to apply for a permit to carry concealed weapons.

The criteria for this permit are as follows:

  • Must be 21 years of age (Exception: May be 18 years of age if you can lawfully own a weapon).
  • Must be a full-time resident of Tehama County, however not a resident of the city limits of Red Bluff or Corning.
  • Approved Firearm Safety Courses (see list below).
  • Must have no felony convictions, convictions of any offense involving the use of a firearm, or any convictions for any offense involving the use of force or violence.

If you meet the above requirements then it is just four easy steps

  1. Complete an approved Firearms Safety Training Course (see list below).
  2. Complete the CCW Application (available on line or at the Sheriff’s Office located at 22840 Antelope Blvd., Red Bluff; between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday through Friday).
  3. Call for an appointment for a finger print Live Scan (530-529-7940).
    a. Bring your completed application.
    b. Bring your certificate of completion from the Firearms Safety Training Course.
    c. Bring your California Driver’s License or ID card. d. Bring in your unloaded firearms (that you qualified with at the class) that you will be adding to the
        permit, in a locking container.
    d. Bring $120.50 in cash or check for payment.
  4. Once your background check and finger prints are completed you will be called to schedule an in person interview to complete the process.

CCW Application

For the Tehama County Sheriff's Office Standard Application for License to Carry a Concealed Weapon (CCW) click on the button.

Senate Bill 707 and Important CCW Information

For information regarding Senate Bill 707 regarding CCW's as will as some important information you should know. Please click on the button.

Inital Applicant Fees – (NEW) Amount
Two-year Resident CCW $120.50
Three-Year Judicial CCW $144.50
Four-Year Reserve Peace Officer CCW $167.50
Renewal Fees Amount
Two-year Resident CCW Renewal $55.00
Three-Year Judicial CCW Renewal $77.00
Four-Year Reserve Peace Officer CCW Renewal $99.00

To schedule an appointment for CCW applications, renewals, or changes, please call 530-529-7940.

All fees are non-refundable. Applicants are electronically fingerprinted and this information is transmitted to the Department of Justice to verify identification and to insure that there are no disqualifying arrests or convictions. Within 2-4 months (sometimes sooner), clearance is received from the Department of Justice, and the applicant is contacted for an interview and final clearance for the permit by the Sheriff or his designee.

Approved Firearm Safety Training Courses

Pursuant to 26165(a) PC – Initial permit shall be no less than eight (8) hours training. Renewal permit shall be no less than four (4) hours training every two years.

1st Tactical Defense
Seth Stokes
905 Wall Street
Redding, CA 96002
(530) 917-2500
Armed Safety
Kevin Johnston
3186 Ponder Way
Cottonwood, CA 96022
(530) 300-8000
Bellicose Firearm Instruction
Karen Cose
13732 Mallory Court
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 272-2465 or (530) 570-2746
(530) 272-6091 – Fax
Bulls Eye Tactical Firearm Training
Chris Ewens
PO Box 147/ 27373B Fat Bear Way
Castella, CA 96017
(530) 235- 0721 / (530) 235-0706 – FAX
California Concealed Carry Academy

David Alexander
1076 California Street
Redding, CA  96001
(530) 510-0569

Currey Firearm Training
Lonnie Currey
12325 E. Stillwater Way
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 549-3708
Dan Azevedo
182 Hastings Avenue
Biggs, CA 95917
(530) 518-9210
David Matthews
6130 Hwy 337 San Jose, CA 95138-1736 (408) 506-1884
Days Defense

Tracy Day

DCI Tactical
Dave Compomizzo Investigations
3722 Fair Oaks Court
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 949-8211
Distinguished Firearms Instruction
Rick Deruyter
837 Tanglewood Druve
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 524-7594
Down Range
Steve Dyke
13407 Garner Lane
Chico, CA 95973
(530) 896-1992
Echo Whiskey Tactical Training
Eric Forsberg
21435 Wilcox Road
Red Bluff, CA 96080
(530) 567-5094
Firearm 101
Bill J. Ciari
(530) 276-1059
Firearms Academy of Redding
Joel Northrup
P.O. Box 990563
Redding, CA 96099
(530) 945-8925
(530) 244-2190
Flying Brass, LLC
Caleb Chinn
P.O Box 3098
Paradise, CA 95967
(530) 877-2161
Front Sight
J. Scott Hoerner
7975 Cameron Dr., #900
Windsor, CA 95492
Guardian Security Services
Joel B. Dean
P.O Box 990613
Redding CA 96099
(530) 227-5462
James Rogers
2270 Greenbriar Court
Yuba City, CA 95993
(530) 674-9426
John Platt
(530) 945-6221
Marshall Jones
1600 E. Cypress Ave., #2
Redding, CA 96002
(530) 222-3223
Mountain Tactical Training
John Laws
P.O. Box 66
French Gulch, CA 96033
(530) 359-2105
N&N Firearms

Stan Newtze – (530) 356-1247
Dal Neathamer (530) 262-3116
2705 Cobblestone Loop
Anderson, CA 96007

Nice Shot Range
John Panger, Lowell Fletcher, Andrew Hackett
4765 Caterpillar Rd
Redding, CA 96003-1415
(530) 241-6486
NorCal Defense
Todd Hansen
P.O. Box 493883
Redding, CA 96049
(530) 945-6430
NorCal Firearms Instruction
Ted Lidie, Mike Ramsey, Glenn Glasgow, Desiree Swift, Pete Ray, Mike Moffat, and Bob Shaw
4723 Vallecito Street
Shasta Lake, CA 96019
(530) 945-8438
Olde West Firearms Training
Chris Haggarty
568 N Market St
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 338-3423
On Point Firearms
David R. Dominguez
(530) 636-4416
Richard E. Marchand
2959 Sioux Drive
Shasta Lake, CA 96019
(530) 275-5357
(530) 510-2223 – Cell
Rip Tactical
Randy Rippee
1025 Atkins Way
Porterville, CA 93257
(530) 251-3110
Rynearson Safety Training
Michael Rynearson
4765 Caterpillar Road
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 524-3288
Safer Arms Indoor Shooting Range
2555 Dominic Drive
Chico, CA 95928
(530) 893-2235
Seale Enterprises
Christopher Seal
4101 Dan Avenue
Olivehurst, CA 95961
(530) 632-4101
Shasta Defense
Nathan Zeliff
PO Box 120
Shingletown, CA 96088
(530) 474-3267
(530) 474-5523 – FAX
Shasta Lake Firearm Instruction
David S. Thompson
4700 Orkney Place
Shasta Lake, CA 96019
(530) 524-0608
State of Jefferson Firearms Training
Frank Caltabiano
Red Bluff, CA 96080
(530) 529-1925
(530) 227-9224 – Cell
Stone Cobra Tactical
PO Box 71
Palermo, CA 95968
(530) 370-7439
(530) 682-5651 – Cell