CCW Requirements and Disqualifiers
1. Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident alien.
Note: Persons who were born outside of the United States or one of its territories must send a copy of (or present in person) proof of citizenship or alien status. This is a onetime requirement. Any of the following documents are acceptable:
- Certificate of Naturalization
- Resident Alien Card
- Record of Birth Abroad
- Record of Birth to Armed Forces Personnel
- US Passport
2. Must be lawfully present in the United States.
3. Must be at least 21 years of age.
4. Not under indictment or have not been convicted of a felony in the U.S. or elsewhere.
5. Not convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence.
6. Not under court order (i.e. order of protection, harassment, etc.)
7. Not a fugitive from justice.
8. Not a user of or addicted to any controlled substance
9. Not been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Forces.
10. Have never renounced U.S. citizenship.
11. Do not suffer from mental illness and have not been adjudicated mentally incompetent or committed to a mental institution.