5 Things You Wanted to Know about Concealed Weapons in Florida

Mon, Oct 10, 2011

General Legal Issues

Concealed Weapons Permit

1. Who is responsible for concealed licensing in the state of Florida?

Concealed weapons licenses are issued by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Their website is: https://www.freshfromflorida.com/


2. How can I find out if I am eligible to get a concealed weapons permit in Florida?

Some of the deciding factors are age, criminal background, and mental health. Check out this link for a test that helps determine your eligibility.


3. How do I apply for a concealed weapons permit?

Check out this link for the required paperwork.


4. How long is a concealed weapons permit valid?

The permit is valid for seven years (since June 2008).


5. Where can I find out the ins and outs of concealed weapons in Florida?

Here is the link  to the Florida State 2010 statues regarding concealed weapons. It will help answer your detailed questions.

Christopher Smith hopes this post helps you find out more about concealed weapons in the state of Florida. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services website has a wealth of information on concealed weapons. For full information, go to https://licgweb.doacs.state.fl.us/weapons/index.html.


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