The Defiance County Sheriff's Office shall issue concealed carry licenses to qualified Ohio residents as directed by law.


After taking the required CCW/CCL class please call 419-783-4810 to schedule an appointment.

CCW licenses are issued at the court house located at:

221 Clinton Street

Defiance, Oh 43512


Appointment Days:

WEDNESDAY - 10:00-4:00

THURSDAY - 1:00-4:00

FRIDAY - 10:00-4:00


Items Required:

Class Certificate

Completed Application (link below)

Concealed Carry Application

Passport sized color photo taken within last 30 days

Check or EXACT Cash



  Ohio Residents Less than 5YR Ohio Resident
New License $67 $77
Renewal License $50 $60
Temporary Permit $37 $47

You may renew 90 days prior, and up to 30 days after the expiration date.