Concealed Weapon Licenses

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Concealed Weapon License Application

Individuals seeking to obtain a Florida Concealed Weapon License may make an electronic original application or renew their Concealed Weapon License at the Tax Collector’s Lake Wales or Lakeland Service Centers. An appointment is required for this service. To make an appointment, click here.

This Concealed Weapon License Application service allows an applicant to complete the entire application within Polk County.

Those seeking to complete a Concealed Weapon License Application are required to bring the following applicable items at the time of their appointment:

  • A picture ID (driver license or state-issued ID is acceptable).
  • Certificate of completion proving firearms competency (click here for acceptable documentation).
  • Payment in the amount of $119.00 via cash, check or credit card (an additional 2.5% convenience fee is charged for credit/debit card payments).
  • If you have ever been arrested, bring copies of the court documentation reflecting the final disposition of charges.
  • If you were born outside the United States, or if you are a permanent legal resident alien, bring official documentation that confirms your citizenship status.

Concealed Weapon License Renewal

Individuals seeking to renew their Concealed Weapon License may do so at the Tax Collector’s Lake Wales or Lakeland Service Centers. An appointment is required for this service. To make an appointment, click here.

This Concealed Weapon License Renewal service allows individuals to timely renew their license at within Polk County.

Those seeking to complete a Concealed Weapon License Renewal are required to bring the following applicable items at the time of their appointment:

  • A picture ID (driver license or state-issued ID is acceptable).
  • The Concealed Weapon or Firearm License Number.
  • Payment in the amount of $57.00 (Florida Residents) or $99.00 (Non-Residents) via cash, check or credit card (an additional 2.5% convenience fee is charged for credit/debit card payments).
  • If you’ve been arrested since the last issuance of your concealed weapon license, you will need to bring copies of the court documentation reflecting the final disposition of charges.

Note: Customers who are retired law enforcement officers have the right, guaranteed under federal law, to carry a concealed firearm in any jurisdiction in the United States as stated in the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (often referred to as HR 218). After reviewing the requirements within the bulletin, it will be your responsibility to determine if you qualify.

What to Expect

After making an appointment and upon your arrival at the Lake Wales or Lakeland Service Center, you will be greeted at the reception desk and directed to a station, where you will fill out an online application form. We will then electronically scan your fingerprints and take your photograph.

For further information regarding Concealed Weapon Licensing and options, please visit the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Licensing, at www.FreshFromFlorida.com.