Conceal Carry

Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapons Applications Procedures

Please follow the step by step directions laid out by the Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapons Instructions below.

Step 1

Contact an instructor from the list. (Please see PDF file of all the CCDW instructors in Kentucky. Warren County instructors are listed near the bottom of the list.) Once you have completed the training, you will receive a certificate of training.

CCDW Instructor List:

Step 2

When you receive your certificate of training, call the Warren County Sheriffs Office Records Section to complete the application process with our office. Contact us by phone at (270) 842-1633. The Records Section’s normal business hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00- 4:30 P.M. closed on Warren County holidays.

Step 3

At your appointment you will need the following:

  • Certificate of completion of training.
  • Proof of residency in Kentucky for at least 6 months. (Tax bill, income tax information, car registration, voter registration card or utility bill. The document must have your name, an address in the state of Kentucky and an issue date of at least 6 months.)
  • Photograph (KAR 6:030 and KSP Policy advises photo must be a head and shoulders shot. No hats, no glasses, and no glare on your facial features.) Digital and computer generated photographs are PROHIBITED. Photograph must be no less than 3 Yz” by 4″ and not to exceed 4″ by 5″.)

CCDW Photo Regulations:


Step 4

Payment must be made as follows:

  • Cash, Check, or Money order for $20.00 must be made to Warren County Sheriff. (If you have a photo made at our office the total to WCSO is $25.00)
  • A check or money order for $40.00 must be made to Department of Kentucky State Police. The payment to KSP will be submitted with your application, certificate, and photograph by the Warren County Sheriffs Office.

Step 5

Once WCSO submits your information, the KSP will conduct a background check and issue a notification I notice of issuance to the mailing address listed on your application.

Step 6

Once you have received your notification in the mail from KSP, contact WCSO to make sure your permit has arrived. If your permit has arrived, bring the notification in during normal business hours and sign for your permit.

If you have any questions, contact the Warren County Sheriff’s Office Records Section at (270) 842-1633.

CCDW Photo Regulations:

CCDW Certified Instructor List: