Florida CCW Permit
Information regarding applying for a Florida Concealed Firearms Permit:
- You must be 21 years of
age or older.
- You must be able to
demonstrate competency with a firearm (NRA Certified Course) which is offered
with Best Handgun Training.
- Unless you are serving
overseas in the United States Armed Forces, you must currently reside in the United States
(US) AND be a US citizen or deemed a lawful permanent resident alien by Department of
Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). If you are serving
overseas in the US Armed Forces, submit a copy of your deployment documentation with your
application. If you are not a US citizen, submit documentation issued by the USCIS proving
you are a permanent legal resident alien with proof you have resided in the state of
residence (as shown on your application) for at least 90 consecutive days prior to the date
the application is submitted.
Proof of residence includes, but is not limited to:
- Monthly utility,
telephone, power, or cable bills, which show your name and
- Monthly pay stubs or
other documentation from your employer, which show your name and
- Monthly credit card
statements, which show your name and
Possible Reasons for
- The physical inability
to handle a firearm safely.
- A felony conviction
(unless civil and firearm rights have been restored by the convicting
- Having adjudication
withheld or sentence suspended on a felony or misdemeanor crime of violence unless three
years have elapsed since probation or other conditions set by the court have been
- A conviction for a
misdemeanor crime of violence in the last three years.
- A conviction for
violation of controlled substance laws or multiple arrests for such
- A record of drug or
- Two or more DUI
convictions within the previous three years.
- Being committed to a
mental institution or adjudged incompetent or mentally defective.
- Failing to provide
proof of proficiency with a firearm.
- Having been issued a
domestic violence injunction or an injunction against repeat violence that is currently in
- Renouncement of U.S.
- A dishonorable
discharge from the armed forces.
- Being a fugitive from
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