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Orange County Sheriff's Department Concealed Carry Weapons Permit Resources

If you are here, it is because you have taken it upon yourself to make Orange County a safer place by seeking a CCW permit. There is no question that the initial application process in Orange County is a long and arduous process (current wait times for initial appointments are about three months). But by taking the time to learn about what it takes to get a CCW in Orange County on the front end, you can help reduce any delays you may experience during the application process. 

First, we encourage you to review CRPA’s comprehensive Orange County CCW Application Guide, which covers in detail each stage of the application process. You can view this guide for free at http://crpa.org/helpfulguides/.

As stated in the guide, if you still have questions about the process or need help in completing the application, you should send an email to contact@crpa.org.

Finally, we have linked below some of the most important forms and other information relevant to obtaining, maintaining, and amending a CCW license in Orange County.


Free Beacon  

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Democrat Congressman Swalwell Suggests Nuking America if Gun Rights Supporters Were to Resist Gun Control Measures

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D., Calif.) suggested the United States government would use nuclear weapons in a theoretical war ...

Washington Times  

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Democratic Rep. Swalwell warns gun owners that 'government has nukes'

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Friday, November 9, 2018

That’s a crime, dude’! Did Ashton Kutcher admit to violating Calif. law in tweet calling for ‘Gun Reform Now’?

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The Hill.com  

Friday, November 9, 2018

Pelosi: Gun control ‘will be a priority’ in next House

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who plans to return as Speaker in the next Congress, declared Thursday that gun control ...


Thursday, November 1, 2018

Special Report: California’s Confusing Gun Laws

A bunch of new gun laws, including new registration requirements for rifles, are either in effect or about ...

NBC Bay Area  

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

California: Changes to Morgan Hill's Gun Laws on the Table

The gun control changes the city council will consider include requiring people to report stolen weapons to Morgan ...

Jamie Lee Curtis “Proves” She is Not Anti-gun by Stating her Support for Banning Guns?!?!


Friday, October 12, 2018

Jamie Lee Curtis “Proves” She is Not Anti-gun by Stating her Support for Banning Guns?!?!

Actors and actresses should generally stick to what they know best; repeating the lines others have written for ...

NBC San Diego  

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

California: Supervisors Vote to Ban Target Shooting Near Dulzura

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to restrict target shooting in San Diego County's backcountry ...


Tuesday, October 9, 2018

California governor candidates talk gun control

Cox, when asked for his views on gun safety, called for the media to “stop publicizing the names ...

Anti-gun Researcher Refutes His Own Anti-gun Conclusion


Friday, October 5, 2018

Anti-gun Researcher Refutes His Own Anti-gun Conclusion

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.