Records Division (CCW) Concealed Pistol License

 

 

(810) 257-3418

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Overview of Concealed Pistol License (CCW)

NEW CCW APPLICANTS

A Concealed Pistol License Kit (CCW/CPL) can be picked up at the Office of Genesee County Sheriff Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8AM to 4:30PM (810)257-3418.  The Records Division is CLOSED ON WEDNESDAYS.  The application kit is free.  Once you have completed the application, taken the safety class*, and have a passport quality photo*; you will take your certificate from your class, your photograph, and application to the Genesee County Clerks Office, 900 S. Saginaw Street. (Located in the Genesee County Circuit building on the second floor).  For your convenience, the Clerk’s Office does offer photos at a cost of $10.00.  The Clerk's office will process your paperwork; you will pay them $105.00 at which time you will be issued a receipt.  You will bring the receipt over to our office at the Office of Genesee County Sheriff where you will be fingerprinted.  Once you have been fingerprinted, the Office of Genesee County Sheriff will send your prints to the State/FBI for processing.  Once the State/FBI have cleared the prints, the Genesee County Clerk's office will notify you by mail when you are to pick up your CCW card.

In the event 3 months or more have passed and you have not heard from the Genesee County Clerk's Office please contact their office at (810) 257-3225 and they can track your application process.

RENEWAL APPLICANTS

When renewing your CCW/CPL license, all of the above applies except one area: There is an area on your application which indicates; "I certify that I have completed at least 3 hours of review of the required training and have had at least 1 hour of firing range time in the last 6 months proceeding this application".  If you meet this requirement, sign where indicated and a class is not required.  However, if you cannot truthfully attest to this statement, you will need to take a refreshers course before applying.

*See the list below for a list of classes.  Please note there is more classes available so shop around for the class that best accommodates your needs.  Just remember, the state requires that instructors must be certified by the state or a national organization and trained in the use of deadly force.  The instructor must provide a signed certificate to the applicant attesting that all of the following has been covered;

    Safe storage use, and handle of a pistol

    Ammunition knowledge and the fundamentals of pistol shooting

    Pistol shooting positions

    Firearms and law, including civil liability issues and use of deadly force

    Avoiding criminal attack and controlling a violent confrontation

    All laws that apply to carrying a concealed pistol in the state

    At least 5 hours of instruction, and 3 hours of range time which requires firing at least 30 rounds of ammunition. - and the applicants successfully completed the course.

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Download the CCW Application and Instructions

In an effort to make it more convenient to get the application form for Concealed Pistol License, we've put the form online. The process for applying for a CCW is still the same, but the form is available here to start the process.

This form will allow you to complete an application for a Concealed Pistol  License. Complete the form, then print it, and bring it with you to the Genesee County Clerk's Office.

This form is made possible by the Michigan State Police, and requires that you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed

CCW Application & Instuction sheet (Adobe Format)

NOTE: You must print this application and bring it with you.

  It cannot be submitted online.
 
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 Pistol Safety Training Classes

Everyone wanting to apply for a new or a renewal CCW permit must take this 8 hour class at least once. (The only exception are police officers or retired police officers who held a valid CCW permit on July 1, 2001).

You must have a Safety Certificate from this class before you apply at the County Clerks office.

You can take the Pistol Safety Course at several places.

Here are some local places offering the class:

GABRIEL PROTECTION & TRAINING (www.gabrielpistolrange.com) 810-820-8220
KARL COLLYER (www.sportsmenacademy.com) (810)433-1785
HASKEL M WALKER (810)720-1059
ADVANCED RANGES (810)715-2000
PERSONAL FIREARMS CONSULTATION (248)421-0685
OTISVILLE GUN BARN (810)631-2333
PERSONAL PROTECTION TRAINING CENTER (810)210-4955
FENTON LAKES SPORTSMANS CLUB (248)760-4964
TIM BROWN (810)577-7212
CHARLES DAENZER/LISA DAENZER (810)631-2415
E&E FIREARM CLASSES (810)744-2032
LARRY SPOTTS (586) 615-6627
SENTINAL TRAINING CENTER (810) 244-4484
M&M SHOOTING SCHOOL LLC (810) 487-0218
JERRY WRAGE (248)844-8274
CCW HEADQUARTERS (248)721-3014
WILLIS BEASLEY (810) 234-5742
ULTIMATE PROTECTION (PHOTO INCLUDED) (586) 286-7233
MICH ACADEMY OF PERS PROTECTION (248) 496-0634
DOUBLE TAP SHACK (810) 658-2407
AMERICAN WORKPLACE TRAINING (800) 841-8162
BARRY SAUNDERS (810) 964-1487
CHARLES “JERRY” RICE (810) 736-9027
HASKEL M WALKER (810) 720-1059
RAYMOND MOSES (HARTLAND) (248) 889-9753
TERRY DAVIS (NRA CERT) (810) 736-5951
WILLIAMS GUN SIGHT CO (810) 743-6758
THE FIRING LINE (989) 288 3664
DICK LOVE/WEAPONERY SHOP (989) 871-2687
FLUSHING RIFLE & PISTOL CLUB (810) 659-9149
JSI GROUP 348-6688
THOMAS ADAMS (810) 743-1703
PALADIN ENTERPRISES, INC (810) 714-9474
MIKE POLISK (810) 241 3556
MOTT COLLEGE CONTINUE ED. (810) 762-0390
ROBERT BROOKS (810) 625-2590

 

Click here to view a blank Pistol Safety Training Certificate that you can have your instructor complete at the end of the course.  This certificate, when properly signed, will be accepted as proof of completion of a Pistol Safety Course by the Genesee County Gun Board.
 
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Passport Photo Required

You will also need a passport photo I.D. (1" by 1 1/4").  You can purchase a passport I.D. at several places including the following stores:
 

                 Walgreen's                 Meijers                     Sears                   Kinko's

                  Rite Aid                    Quality Photo (810-743-4279)

  Most of these stores have same day service.
 
 

Remember, only Residents of Genesee County can apply for a CCW permit here.

A Concealed Pistol License is valid for 5 years.
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