Apply to the Sheriff of the county you reside in. You must take a training class. Sheriffs will give you a list
of certified trainers in your area. The cost of a Permit/License is approximately $100.00 and is valid for 3
years. I could not find an application form online.
What is the process to get a CCW endorsement?
The sheriff or sheriff’s designee issues a Concealed Carry Certificate of Qualification and enters
corresponding information in the Missouri Uniform Law Enforcement System (MULES). The CCW
endorsement cannot be added until the information has been accurately entered in MULES.
The applicant brings the Concealed Carry Certificate of Qualification to a contract office.
(A person can receive a concealed carry endorsement without meeting the current requirements if he
or she submits a copy of a certificate of firearms safety training course completion that was issued on
or before August 27, 2011, if the certificate met the requirements that were in effect on the date it was
The office personnel verifies the authenticity of the Concealed Carry Certificate of Qualification. If
the Concealed Carry Certificate of Qualification information has not been accurately entered in
MULES, the CCW endorsement application will be denied and the applicant must return to the law
enforcement agency that issued the Concealed Carry Certificate of Qualification.
The driver license applicant surrenders his or her current license, and takes the vision and road sign
The applicant pays for a new, renewal or duplicate driver or nondriver license.
A driver or nondriver license with a CCW endorsement is issued to the qualifying individual.
The CCW endorsement expires in three years (the expiration date is noted on the driver or nondriver
Individuals issued a Concealed Carry Certificate of Qualification have seven days from the date
issued to apply for a new/renewal/duplicate driver license or nondriver license showing the CCW
endorsement (RSMo 571.101).
The Applicant Must Bring the Following When Applying
1. Proof of training from a qualified instructor. (Must have been done before filling out the application)
2. Valid Missouri state-issued identification or Military identification and Orders stationing the service
member in Missouri. (Missouri will issue to military personnel 18 and older.)
3. Up to $100 in check, cash or money order
Some sheriff's require money orders
The fee is not refundable under any circumstances
The amount of the fee depends on the sheriff's costs to administer the program May require separate checks for Fingerprints ($38)
Some sheriffs may demand further proof of residency. Voter's registration, personal property tax receipt, or
utility bills may be used. The law does not state you need this but the Sheriff might. The license holder must
notify the sheriff if he moves. If he moves to a different county, he must notify the sheriff of both the old and
the new county.
Last Updated: 11/16/12