Transferring the Concealed Weapon Permit (CCW) Process to an Online System –


Start Monday May 17th, to streamline the process of issuing a concealed carrying weapon
(CCW) Shasta County Sheriff’s Office licensing will move to a new online system.
This system, called “Permitium”, will allow the public to connect 24 hours a day, to submit new
and renew requests electronically, and submit payment. The link to this new system will be
be found on the CCW page of the Sheriff’s Office website The
the requirement for applicants to take their fingerprints and have a background check performed
will not change, but this system will eliminate the need for applicants to make multiple trips to the
Sheriff’s office. Other ways this new process will improve efficiency include:

• Replacement of the current system where CCW applicants have to print applications, complete them
by hand and submit them in person.

• The program will ensure that all the required information has been entered to avoid possible

• Users can submit the required documentation (firearms safety course certificate, etc.) by
download images from them directly using a scanner or a smartphone photo.

• Applicants will be informed by SMS and / or e-mail that their application has been submitted.
and receive updates on the progress of their application.

• The interview process for new applicants can be virtual in some cases.

• Those who renew their license will not have to come to the office unless they add a new one.
firearm (renewal requests will now be accepted 90 days after your license expires
expire, extending the previous 30-day limit).

Last day forms will be accepted at the drop box outside the Sheriff’s Administration Building
on Park Marina Drive in Redding will be Friday May 14. All requests previously submitted at this stage will still be processed.

The online system is accessible by personal computers, tablets and smartphones. Options
for those who do not have access to the Internet at home, in particular, ask to use devices that
belong to trusted family or friends, public libraries and retail copy centers.

The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office is committed to helping the public during this transition.
Those with questions about the CCW permit application process can call (530) 245-6000, option


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