Conceal Carry Permits

Effective March 24, 2020, Jackson County is only issuing Conceal Carry Permit renewals. The renewals will be processed by phone at 816-541-8017. The processing of all new permits is suspended until at least April 24, 2020.


Effective January 1, 2017 unless you are traveling to a state that requires a Missouri Concealed Carry Permit, you DO NOT need to purchase a Concealed Carry Permit.

House Bill 656 Allows Concealed Carry in Missouri without a permit requirement.


In an effort to alleviate long lines and handle each applicant in a fair manner, all concealed carry processing is handled by appointment only. Therefore, due to the high call volume, please call at least 3 months in advance. In addition, as confidential information is collected, only the applicant will be allowed in the processing room, and children may not be left unattended.

No children are permitted in the processing area, and children may not be left unattended.

To Make an Appointment

All calls are taken Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (excluding holidays). Please call 816-541-8017 and then dial Ext. 72223. We are not open on weekends or evenings.

CCP Instructors

Any qualified firearms safety instructor may choose to submit his/her information to be added to the MOSMART Data Base of qualified instructors. To do so, they must be approved by the Sheriff's Office of the county in which they reside and pay an annual registration fee of $10 (payable by check, money order, or cashier’s check). Your annual instruction paperwork is due January 2nd of each year. For a list of the requirements, see the Instructor Approval Requirements (PDF).

Contact Us

For any further information, please contact a member of our staff by email (preferred method) or by calling 816-541-8017 and pressing "0" for the operator.

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