Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office
Jackson, Missouri
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Concealed Carry

Applications for conceal and carry permits are conveniently available to Cape Girardeau County residents at our office. Residents that wish to carry a concealed weapon on their person will need to obtain a permit for a concealed weapon.

Concealed weapon applicants must meet the criteria indicated below before being allowed to fill out an application. Applications for a concealed carry permit may be done 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To obtain a concealed weapon permit, you must meet the criteria as defined by Section 571.101 RSMo.

To apply for a concealed weapon permit ("CCW"), you must have the following:

A certificate showing a minimum of 8 hours of required personal firearms safety training.

A valid Missouri identification card showing that you are a resident of Cape Girardeau County.

The fee for a CCW permit is now $79.00

Payment can be in the form of cash, a check, or a money order for the exact amount of $79.00 payable to the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office.

When completing your application for a CCW permit you will be required to be fingerprinted.

The application must be completed by the individual obtaining the permit. Fingerprints will be submitted to the Missouri State Highway Patrol for a criminal records check.

Applicants will be notified by phone within 45 days regarding approval of their permit. Please allow the full 45 day period to expire before contacting us. Upon notification, applicants may pick up their signed permit at our office.

Please note that under Missouri state law any felony conviction, including convictions with a suspended imposition of sentence (SIS), will disqualify you from receiving a concealed carry permit.

How do I renew my concealed carry weapons (CCW) permit?

CCW permits have to be renewed every five years.  To renew bring the following items to the Sheriff's Office: Current CCW and identification.  Once these items have been submitted to the Sheriff's Office, you will need to fill out a form and pay a fifty dollar renewal fee.  If your CCW is expired; additional fees may apply.

For more information concerning CCW laws visit: - An excellent resource with information about conceal and carry laws in all states nationwide.

Learn where it is legal and where it is not legal and which states will honor your Missouri permit.


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