As of December 1, 1995, certain residents of North Carolina may be eligible to obtain a permit which would allow them to carry a concealed handgun under certain conditions. N.C. Gen. Stat. 14-415.11 No other weapons may be carried concealed pursuant to such permit. The following information will be needed to complete the Concealed Carry Permit Application Process:
- North Carolina Original Firearms Safety Training Course Certificate (has to be North Carolina)
- Completed online application which will includes the required fee pursuant to state law ($90 new/$75 renewal)
- Valid North Carolina Driver’s License or Identification Card that has the address of your CCP.
- Copy of DD214 (military discharge papers)
- Copy of Birth Certificate
- Name, address and phone number of family physician
- Name, address, phone number of closest relative outside of household
- Copy of United States Passport or Citizenship papers if born outside of the United States
The application process starts with completion of the online application. As part of this online process, you will schedule your appointment. There are separate application processes for new applicants and renewal due to different statutory requirements. After choosing the concealed carry link below, please choose either new or renewal.
On the day of your appointment, please allow up to 1 hour to complete paperwork.
Once your application is received the process may take up to 90 days. With the new online process, you can check on the status of your application at any times and will receive emails if we need additional information as well as when your application is approved. Approved applicants will receive their concealed carry permits approximately two weeks after the approval email.
For questions about the Concealed Carry Permit Process, Call (336) 641-6356, (336) 641-3449
The Concealed Carry Office is located at: