Ventura County Concealed Weapons (CCW) Permit/License

We have no fine print nor do we have any hidden costs. When inquiring about pricing ask questions and never assume the price includes everything. Our training facility has all of the forms and will help students with filling them out before leaving. Our instructors are professional, have Masters or Bachelors Degrees and are NRA, BSIS and Ventura County licensed.

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California is a may-issue concealed carry harndgun license state (California residents only). Obtain authorization for a CCW permit from your local sheriff BEFORE enrolling in the course.

California Penal Code § 12050

26150. (a) When a person applies for a license to carry a pistol, revolver, or other firearm capable of being concealed upon the person, the sheriff of a county may issue a license to that person upon proof of all of the following:

  1. The applicant is of good moral character.
  2. Good cause exists for issuance of the license.
  3. The applicant is a resident of the county or a city within the county, or the applicant's principal place of employment or business is in the county or a city within the county and the applicant spends a substantial period of time in that place of employment or business.
  4. The applicant has completed a course of training as described in Section 26165.

Source: California Penal Code Section 26150-26225


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CCW Permit/License Training Price
CCW Permit Course
     plus Ammunition
CCW Renewal Course
     plus Ammunition

Lecture, course materials, books, lane fees, range time and tagets are included in the course fee. Ammunition costs are not included.

Included in course fees:

  • Lecture
  • Course materials
  • Lane fees
  • Range time
  • Targets

Ammunition costs are not included. Required minimum qualification rounds varies upon the County. Bring (or purchase at the range) at least 50 rounds per firearm for qualification. Ammunition for practice is at the student's discretion.

Each additional firearm: $20


  • Firearm(s)
  • 2 magazines or speed loaders
  • Ammunition
  • Eye and Ear Protection
    Bring your own or rent from range.

Course Details

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David Bunch, Chief Instructor of Security Training Center,® LLC., is authorized by the Ventura County Sheriff's Office to teach the California Concealed Weapons Permit course.

Course fee includes training, course materials and books, range time/lane fees and targets. Price does not include ammunition costs.

The Sheriff, upon proof that the person applying is of good moral character, that the person applying satisfies residency or business location requirements, and has completed a course of training may issue to that person a carry concealed weapons license (CCW). This policy will serve as the Office's written process for the application and issuance of such licenses.

Ventura County Sheriff's Office, Concealed Weapons Permit

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