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Yolo County Sheriff's Office

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Concealed Weapons Permit Info

Sheriff’s Jurisdiction for Issue of CCW Licenses

The Sheriff may issue a license to any person residing within Yolo County. However, persons residing in a municipality are strongly encouraged to first contact their local Police Chief and apply for a license with that agency.

City of Davis: https://www.cityofdavis.org/city-hall/police-department/administration/california-carrying-concealed-weapon-ccw

City of West Sacramento: https://www.cityofwestsacramento.org/government/departments/police

City of Winters: http://www.winterspolice.org/ccw-license/

City of Woodland: https://cityofwoodland.org/462/Permits

Overview of requirements to obtain a new or renew a CCW Permit in YOLO County:

New CCW Permits:

  • Valid California driver’s license or state-issued ID, which has your current address in Yolo County.
  • Provide “Proof of residency” Two (2) Consecutive statements showing your current address in Yolo County (i.e. Utility bill Lease/Rental Agreement, Telephone Bill, Cable/Satellite, Home Internet (TAX Statements, Mortgage Account Statements will NOT be accepted).
  • Firearms listed on your Concealed Carry Weapon license MUST be registered to you.
  • Three (3) signed letters of character reference.
  •  16 hours of Firearms Training

Use this link to view our written policy.

Use this link to complete the online State Standard Application.

 

Renewals (every 2 years):

  • Valid California driver’s license or state-issued ID, which has your current address in Yolo County.
  • Firearms listed on your Concealed Carry Weapon license must be registered to you.
  • 8-hour firearms training course.
  • White DOJ Laminated Permit (BOF 4501) & Yellow Department Issued CCW Card MUST be turned in at the time of issuance.

Use this link to view our written policy.

Use this link to complete the online State Standard Application for renewal.

 

Range Training and qualification courses must be completed by an instructor certified by one of the following:

  1. The California Department of Justice
  2. The California Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Security and Investigative Services
  3. The Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training

*Completed Training Certificate MUST state the Instructors Certification number for one of the above entities*

The Yolo County Sheriff’s Office will NO longer provide a list of qualified instructors.

Use this link to view our written policy.

Click HERE to view our Live-Fire course in accordance with 26165PC-AB2103.

ATTENTION: All applicants and current CCW permit holders are responsible for reviewing and complying with all California State Laws pertaining to CCWs