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Procedures To Follow
 

 
Sheriff Tom Miller reports the Medina County Sheriff's Office is providing the listed information to accurately inform the public on the procedures to follow regarding the new Carrying Concealed Weapons law beginning April 8th, 2004. This information is being provided so as to give citizens guidance in making application for a Concealed Carry Permit in Medina County.
 
 
1. The applicant must first obtain the twelve (12) hours of weapons proficiency training as required by the new law.
NOT OFFERED BY THE MEDINA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE.
   
 
 
2.
 
Insure the instructors offering the weapons training have a certificate of training from the National Rifle Association or the Ohio Police Officer Training Academy and are certified as instructors to teach firearms training. Ask to see their credentials and certification.
 
 
3. Upon successful completion of the training and receipt of a firearm training certificate from the training entity, the applicant must complete a "CCW APPLICATION FORM.". The form should be made available to you where you obtained your weapons training or online at the link below.  Application forms and pamphlets are also available in the lobby of the Medina County Sheriff's Office, Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the reception desk.  The Medina County Sheriff's Office will process applications by APPOINTMENT ONLY, at the Medina County Sheriff's Office, 555 Independence Drive, Medina, Ohio 44256.   Those wishing to make an appointment to process their application must click on the link below.  Appointments are no longer scheduled over the phone.
 
 
 
 
4. One applicant will be processed by appointment every half-hour Monday-Friday 8:00am-11:00am and 1:00pm-3:30pm.  As the applicant arrives at the Medina County Sheriff’s Office, on the day and time of their appointment, they will check in at the front reception desk in the lobby confirming their presence.
 
     APPLICATION FORM MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO A PERSON BEING PROCESSED.
 
 
   
 
 
5.
 
The applicant must have the following items when coming to the Medina County Sheriff's Office by appointment to process their application for a Carrying Concealed Weapons Permit:

      a) Completed application form
      b) Ohio Concealed Carry Law Booklet
      c) Original firearms training certificate
      d) Current photo identification (i.e. drivers license, state identification)
      e) 2” by 2” color head shot photo taken within the last thirty-days (i.e., passport type)
      f) If you served in the military, you must bring your DD214 Long Form (honorable discharge)
      g) A self-addressed stamped envelope so the permit can be mailed to you when ready
      h) One of the following methods of payment for the NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE:

                  1) personal check
                  2) money order
                  3) cashier's check
                  4) certified bank check
 
           in the following amounts made payable to the "Medina County Sheriff’s Office"

                  1)  $67.00 if Ohio Resident for 5 years or longer.

                  2)  $91.00 if Ohio resident less than 5 years.

                  WE WILL NOT ACCEPT CASH OR CREDIT CARDS

                  DO NOT BRING ANY FIREARMS TO THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE

 
6. One applicant will be processed at their scheduled appointment time and their completed application, training certificate and if applicable, their DD214 Long Form will be reviewed for completeness and accuracy.  Fingerprints will be obtained through the Web Check System and sent electronically to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation & Identification for a background check.
 
7. The applicant will provide all the necessary information to conduct the required background investigation by the Sheriff's Office. The applicant will then be notified, as outlined, of the next step on the process.
 
8. The applicant will be mailed their permit in the self-addressed stamped envelope they provided within forty-five days.  If their application is denied, we will notify them by mail of the reason for denial.
 
9. Any questions concerning the Carrying Concealed Weapons law or applying for a "TEMPORARY EMERGENCY PERMIT" can be directed to (330) 764-3629.
 
 
   
 
 
   
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Last Updated: 03/28/14