So, You're ready to arm yourself and you need to know what step to take next. Upon completion of your "safety" class you are issued the certificate.
All you have to do is make an appointment at a "One Stop" processing center and bring your Certificate, photo ID and $119.00 for the license and a smile! They will take your fingerprints, conduct the background check, and take the photo for your license all at the same time. You complete the application right there and they submit everything for you. It's just that easy!
"One Stop" centers are located in these Tax Collector's offices.
Viera - Tax Collector's office
Sebastian - Tax Collector's office
Indian River County - Tax Collector's office
Merritt Island - Tax Collector's office
· A picture ID. A driver license or state-issued identification card is acceptable.
· A copy of a training document or other certificate that confirms that you are proficient with a firearm.
Payment of $119.00
The turnaround time for processing a new concealed weapon license application is approximately 50 to 55 days. Please be aware that by law FDACS has 90 days from the date we receive a complete application to either issue a license or deny the application.
Use the link below to see the current status of states and their reciprocity agreements with Florida license holders. Always check back to ensure you have the current status, states are constantly amending their laws.