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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).  All Live Scans must be completed at the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office.
    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.

PDF viewable list of Training Courses (Click here)