Defiance County Sheriff Star

Douglas J. Engel, Sheriff

Concealed Carry Licenses

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

Items Required


Ohio Residents Ohio Resident less than 5 years
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.