Huron County Sheriff’s Office Conceal Carry Permit & Background Check Notification

Huron County Sheriff’s Office Conceal Carry Permit & Background Check Notification

In an effort to simplify the process for citizens to obtain their Concealed Carry Permit, Sheriff Howard has created new hours, effective today, July 29, 2013.
New Hours: (No Appointment Needed & Excluding Holidays)
Monday – 12noon – 7pm ; Tuesday, Thursday and Friday – 9am – 3pm. Also, the 1st Saturday of each month, hours will be open from 8am – 11am.

Each application takes about 10 – 20 minutes. Money Order or Cashier’s Check only. All fees are non-refundable.
Fees: New permit – Ohio resident for 5 years or more – $67
New permit – Ohio resident less than 5 years – $91
Renewals – Ohio resident 5 years or more – $50
Renewals – Ohio resident less than 5 years – $74
Replacement for lost permits and Emergency Permits are available – please call for more information.

Items required for Applications are the following:
Completed current application with all previous addresses from the age 18 up; Picture ID (Ohio DL or State ID); New Applicants – original copy of training certificate that includes attest clause stating training meets ORC requirements ; Renewal Applicants – copy of training certificate or previous conceal carry permit; a color photo taken within last 30 days; and money order/cashiers check.

Applications can be found in the “Ohio’s Concealed Carry Laws License Application” booklet, or at our website You also may go to the Ohio Attorney General’s website at

Background (Webchecks) will also be done during the CCW hours listed above. Bring driver’s license and cashiers check/money order for $30 for either BCI or FBI or $60 for both.

For more information, please contact Amy Cawrse at 419-668-6912.


“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”

A quote by Jeff Cooper, “Owning a handgun doesn’t make you armed any more than owning a guitar makes you a musician.”

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