Concealed Weapon License Renewal
Renew Your Concealed Weapon License.
To renew your CWL, present your renewal notice at our North Tampa office; please be advised a small convenience fee applies.
Our staff will assist you with submitting your application electronically to the department, notarize your application, and take your photograph.
If for some reason you fail to renew your license by its expiration date, keep in mind that your Concealed Weapon or Firearm license can be renewed up to six (6) months beyond the expiration date in accordance with section 790.06(11)(a), Florida Statutes. However, there is a late fee of $15 for renewing after the expiration date.
Follow these steps to renew your Concealed Weapons License:
Step 1: Provide a valid Picture ID.
Acceptable forms of picture ID include the following:
- Driver License, or
- State Identification Card, or
- U.S. Passport, or
- U.S. Active Duty /Retiree/ Reserve Military ID Card, or
- U.S. Tribal or Bureau of Indian Affairs ID card, or
- Foreign Passport with appropriate immigration documents, or
- An ID Card issued by U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration & Naturalization Service.
Step 2: Required Renewal Information.
Your concealed weapon license number or concealed weapon license renewal notice.
Step 3: Provide Additional documentation if applicable.
Legal name change documentation (i.e. marriage certificate, court records, etc.)
Step 4: Pay applicable fees. Fees to renew Concealed Weapon License.
NOTE: Notary no longer required effective 7/1/16 – Legislation took effect on July 1, 2016 ending the requirement for notarization of all Florida Concealed Weapon or Firearm License renewal applications. Applications continue to be submitted under oath and subject to criminal penalties for falsification or misrepresentation pursuant to Section 837.306, Florida Statutes.
A concealed weapon license that has been expired for longer than six months cannot be renewed. If you fail to renew within that six-month period after expiration, you will have to apply for a new license. You cannot carry a concealed weapon or firearm after your license has expired.
If your Florida Concealed Weapon or Firearm License was issued on or after Wednesday, June 11, 2008, it is valid for a period of seven years. The expiration date appears on the front of your license. If you hold a valid Florida Concealed Weapon or Firearm License issued prior to June 11, 2008, that license is valid for only five years. It will expire on the date that appears on the face of the license. When you renew your concealed weapon license, your new license will be valid for seven years.