Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Concealed Weapon License

Review Section 790.06, Florida Statutes, to learn more about the law pertaining to Florida's concealed weapon license program. 

Note to Military Members and Veterans

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is now expediting all Florida concealed weapon or firearm license applications submitted by active military members and veterans.

Active military personnel who want to apply for a concealed weapon license should include a copy of their Common Access Card or other form of official military identification with their applications. FDACS will also accept a copy of service members' current orders as proof of active duty status.

Honorably discharged veterans should submit a copy of their DD 214 long form with their applications.

First-Time Applicants

  1. Determine if you are eligible for a concealed weapon license.
  2. Applicants must demonstrate competency with a firearm in order to qualify for a license. Learn more about the acceptable forms of training.
  3. Read the Application Instructions [ Adobe PDF Document 592.35 KB ] to learn what is required when you complete and submit your application.
  4. Submit your application in person or by mail. Find out which option works best for you.


Find out more about how to renew your license online, at one of eight regional offices, at an authorized tax collector's office, or by mail.