Carrying a Concealed Weapon (CCW) Information and Application

Please read the San Francisco Police Department CCW Licensing Policy which summarizes the criteria that the San Francisco Police Department considers when reviewing applications for a license to carry a concealed weapon (CCW license):

Download the San Francisco Police Department Carry a Concealed Weapon (CCW) Licensing Policy (PDF)

Download the Standard Application for License to Carry a Concealed Weapon (CCW) (PDF)

All applicants shall complete sections 1-5 of the California Department of Justice "Standard Application for License to Carry a Concealed Weapon (CCW)." Sections 6, 7 and 8 must be completed IN PERSON at the SFPD Legal Division. Applicants shall return in person, all applications to:

Lieutenant, SFPD Legal Division
San Francisco Police Department
Legal Division
Police Headquarters
1245 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

Questions about the CCW application process can be directed to:

Lieutenant of the SFPD Legal Division
1245 3rd Street, Legal Division
San Francisco, CA 94158
1-415-837-7394

San Francisco Police Department

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