License Amendments

CCW License Amendment Process:

Note: Failure to comply with these instructions may result in delays in processing your license amendment.


Types of amendments and supporting documentation required:
:

  • Adding weapons:  DOJ Amendment form and qualification certificate listing weapons to be added
  • Deleting weapons: DOJ Amendment form
  • Change of address: DOJ Amendment form and supporting documentation (e.g. DMV, Utilities, etc.) listing applicants name and new address
  • Name Change: DOJ Amendment form and legal document showing name change (Marriage certificate or legal name change document).
  • State Law requires you notify the Orange County Sheriff’ Department in writing within ten (10) days of any change in your place of residence [California Penal Code Section 26215(b)].

Click here to download the Department of Justice Amendment form.

There are two options for a license amendment.

US Mail:
Place your completed and signed DOJ Amendment form and supporting documentation (e.g. qualification certificate, utility bill, and/or legal name change document) in an envelope, including a check in the amount of $10.22 payable to OCSD (Cash, credit/debit cards are not accepted).
Mail the sealed envelope to the following address:

Orange County Sheriff’s Department
320 N. Flower Street, 4th Floor
Santa Ana, CA 92703
Attn: CCW Amendments


Upon receipt, the information will be verified and a new license will be sent via US Mail to the address listed on your CCW License along with a return envelope for your originally issued license.


Note: Failure to return the originally issued license is a violation of the Terms of License Agreement and may result in the revocation.

In person:
Contact the CCW Licensing Unit via the online CCW Appointment Request feature at ocsd.org/ccw to request an appointment. On the day of your appointment, bring your signed DOJ Amendment form and supporting documentation (e.g. qualification certificate, utility bill, and/or legal name change document) in an envelope, including a check in the amount of $10.22 payable to OCSD (Cash, credit/debit cards are not accepted). During your appointment, the amendment will be processed and a new license will be issued. Please remember to bring your current license with you which will be exchanged for your amended license.

For further questions, please refer to our website at ocsd.org/ccw. You may also contact a member of the CCW Licensing Staff at 714-834-7229 or ccwpermits@ocsd.org.

Thank you, CCW Staff