CONCEALED CARRY HANDGUN LICENSE APPLICATION PROCESS
Applicants to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office must meet the following requirements:
- Be a U.S. citizen and live in Johnson County, Kansas.
- Be free from any physical infirmity that prevents safe handling of a weapon.
- Desire a legal means to carry a concealed weapon for lawful self-defense.
- Present evidence of and provide a copy of completion of a "weapons safety and training course" approved by the Kansas Attorney General's Office. Applicants would have to pay for their training course.
- Applications for a CCH license must be completed in their county of residence.
- Must have a valid Kansas driver's license or non-driver's identification card.
- Must include a photocopy of your Kansas driver's license or Kansas identification card.
- Must present a passport-type photo (approximately 2 inches by 2 inches) of the applicant. The photo must be an unobstructed view of their head and shoulders taken within the past 30 days.
Other requirements and payments include:
- Present a cashier's check, money order or personal check for $32.50 payable to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.
- Present a cashier's check, money order or personal check for $100.00 payable to the Kansas Attorney General's Office.
- All fees submitted are non-refundable.
- Submit to fingerprinting by the Sheriff's Office.
Renewal applications must be notarized and mailed directly to the Attorney General via certified mail, or delivered to the Attorney General in person.
Applicants may obtain the application from the Kansas Attorney General's website.
Applicants may also obtain and must personally submit the application at the Sheriff's Operations Center located at 27747 W. 159th Street, New Century, KS .
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, except holidays.
The Kansas Attorney General's Office began issuing CCH licenses on and after January 1st, 2007.
Further questions may be directed to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office (913) 715-5511.