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09) CCW

Concealed carry permits will be processed and issued at the Callaway County Sheriff's Office during normal business hours, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, with the exception of holidays, as the business office is closed.

For citizens to obtain a Callaway County concealed carry permit:

  • Must be at least 19 years of age
  • Primary residence is in Callaway County
  • Have proof of training that meets the state statute requirements RSMO 571.111
  • Must have signed CCW Instructor's Certificate from the CCW course taken
  • Must have a valid Driver's License. If your driver's license does NOT have your current Callaway County address, please provide a piece of mail to verify that you reside in Callaway County.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony
  • Must not have been convicted of two DWIs in the last five years
  • Must not have been convicted of misdemeanor drug related charges in the last five years.
  • Must not have been convicted of one or more misdemeanor assaults or related violent charges, including domestic assaults in the last five years
  • Effective 08/28/2012 per House Bill 1647 lowers the Right - to - Carry age requirement from 21 to 18 years old for active duty military (who are residents of or stationed in Missouri), removes penalties for an accidental exposure of a firearm by a concealed carry endorsement holder, and establishes a process for restoration of firearm rights for those currently prohibited.
  • Effective 8/28/2013 the Missouri Department of Revenue no longer issues concealed carry permits.

Citizens wishing to apply for a concealed carry permit need to bring a $89.00 cash, cashier's check, or money order (NO personal checks or credit / debit cards) made payable to the Callaway County Sheriff Office.

CCW permit renewals have to be obtained every FIVE (5) years (effective 8/28/2013) from the date of issue.  Renewal fees are $50.00 (cash only!).  Pursuant to state law, should a permit be expired greater than six months, it shall be cancelled. 

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If you have any other questions please call 573-592-2457 or Email Danielle Gathright.