Concealed Handgun, License to Carry - Multnomah County Last updated 08/12/2022

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It is unlawful possession of a firearm for a person to knowingly carry any firearm concealed upon their person or possessing a handgun that is concealed and readily accessible to the person within any vehicle. To legally carry a concealed handgun you must obtain the License to Carry a Concealed Handgun. You apply for this license at your local Sheriff's Dept.

Firearms carried openly in belt holsters are not concealed within the meaning of this section.

Generally there is no reciprocity with other states concealed handgun licenses. If you want to carry a concealed handgun in Oregon, you will need an Oregon Concealed Handgun License.


4 years

Renewal Information

A concealed handgun license is renewable by repeating the procedures set out in "Prerequisites" and "Required Docs" sections above, except for the requirement to submit fingerprints and provide character references.

Duplicate License Requirements


Processing Time

Processing Time Description
2-6 Months Once we receive your completed application, we will email you within a week with your appointment date and time. After your appointment, we will do the background check and the License will be mailed to you within 30-45 days.

Prerequisites and Requirements


Required Documentation

Examination Information

Continuing Education Requirements


Bonding Requirements


Insurance Requirements


Additional Information

Other Information

Statutes, Administrative Rules, Ordinances


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