The Nye County Sheriff's Office issues concealed firearms permits in accordance with NRS 202.3653 – 202.369. 


Concealed Firearm Permits are valid for a period of 5 years and can be renewed for additional 5 year periods.

A permit holder must carry the permit together with proper identification whenever they are in actual possession of the concealed firearm(s). The permit and proper identification must be presented to a peace officer upon request. 


Any person who meets the following criteria may apply to the Nye County Sheriff's Office for a concealed firearm permit:

If you are a Nevada resident, you must be a resident of Nye County. 
An out-of-state resident who received firearms training in Nye County.  
21 years of age or older.
Must be able to lawfully possess a firearm.
Successfully completes an approved firearms course in Nye County (paid for by applicant).
Pays the appropriate fees.

You are ineligible to obtain a CCW if:

You are under 21 years of age.
You do not provide the required documentation to demonstrate competence with a firearm.
You are a fugitive from justice.
You have been judicially declared mentally incompetent or insane.
You have been admitted to a mental health facility.
You have habitually used intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance to the extent that your normal faculties are impaired, including DUI convictions within five previous years and Medical Marijuana Patients.
You have been convicted of a crime involving the use, or threatened use of force or violence, including misdemeanor convictions, within the last three (3) years.
You have been convicted of a felony.
You have been convicted of a crime involving domestic violence or stalking, or you are currently subject to a restraining order or other order of protection against violence.
You are currently on parole or probation.
You have been, within the preceding five (5) years, subject to any requirements imposed by a court as a condition to:

- Withholding the entry of judgment for your conviction of a felony, or
- Suspension of your sentence for the conviction of a felony, or
- Indictment by a Grand Jury.

You have made a false statement on any application.
You were dishonorably discharged from the Armed Forces.
You are not lawfully admitted into or are no longer lawfully within the United States.
You are prohibited from possessing a firearm under state and federal law, city and/or county ordinances. Applications can be downloaded from the following link: CCW Application or picked up from any Nye County Sheriff's Office.   

All completed applications must be submitted in person at an NCSO Substation. 

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