Filling out your application properly is one of the most important parts of the application process.  Failure to disclose legal, criminal or other matters in your history can damage your chances of getting your concealed weapon permit.  Furthermore, it can lead to your arrest if you falsify information in order to obtain your permit.

I have included a guide to filling out your application.  The yellow highlighted areas have been problem areas for applicants in Tehama County.  It is important that you follow the guidelines placed on the sample application.  

Click on this link to view the guide. 

Each Chief of Police and Sheriff in the State of California has the  legal authority to issue a concealed weapons permit to its citizens who has a respectable criminal background and meets other requirements such as completing an approved

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Each agency charges different amounts to process and deliver your CCW.  The prices range from about 120.00 to 165.00, respectfully. This should include all state fees as well as agency fees.  The price of the course is not included.  At this time, CCW classes are being offered by COUNTERMEASURES for $125.00.  

Wrong.  There is more to it than that.  Please click on the first FAQ question, "What is the process of obtaining a ccw permit".

Yes, I will.  However, there is an additional $10.00 fee to cover the costs of issuing a California Handgun Safety Course completion card, as well as an additional test, which you will be more than prepared for when that time comes.

Although several states recognize the California issued CCW permit, there are others that unfortunately do not. is not just a great source of information, they also provide an interactive map that depicts which states will honor your right to carry.
Also, you may be interested to know that the course completion certification from Countermeasures is valid for other states, non-resident CCW permits as well.  The certificate that we issue you will be good to obtain an Oregon, Arizona and Florida CCW.  This opens up a lot more states where you can legally carry.

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No. A lot of people don't understand that when Barack Obama signed the law saying we can carry in National Parks it doesn't include everywhere we go to recreate on federal land.

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One thing that President Obama did right for the gun world was to carry-on the the idea Former President George Bush had regarding carrying firearms in National Parks.

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