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  • Any person who meets the following criteria may apply to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department for a concealed firearm permit:
  • An out-of-state resident who received firearms training in Clark County.
  • 21 years of age or older.
  • Must be able to lawfully possess a firearm.
  • Successfully completes a firearms course in Nevada.
  • You are ineligible to obtain a CCW if:
  • You are a fugitive from justice.
  • You have been judicially declared mentally incompetent or insane.
  • You have been admitted to a mental health facility within the last 5 years.
  • You have habitually used intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance to the extent that your normal faculties are impaired, including DUI convictions within five previous years and Medical Marijuana Patients.
  • You have been convicted of a crime involving the use, or threatened use of force or violence, including misdemeanor convictions, within the last three (3) years.
  • You have been convicted of a felony.
  • You have been convicted of a crime involving domestic violence or stalking, or you are currently subject to a restraining order or other order of protection against violence.
  • You are currently on parole or probation.
  • You have been, within the preceding five (5) years, subject to any requirements imposed by a court as a condition to: Withholding the entry of judgment for your conviction of a felony, or
  • Suspension of your sentence for the conviction of a felony, or
  • Indictment by a Grand Jury.
  • You were dishonorably discharged from the Armed Forces.
  • You are not lawfully admitted into or are no longer lawfully within the United States.
  • You are prohibited from possessing a firearm under state and federal law, city and/or county ordinances.
  • The fees paid to LVMPD are as follows:

    1. New Application — $100.25
    2. Renewal Application — $65.25
    3. Late Renewal Application — $80.25

Why Carry Concealed?

Why You Should Consider Concealed Carry If you’re concerned about your safety, you should consider concealed carry. You may also wish to open carry, as some people prefer to. The most popular method of carrying for one’s own protection, however, is concealed. That said, it is up to you to determine which method you prefer. There have been instances of…