Concealed Weapon or Firearm License Preliminary Eligibility Determination

Your answers to this preliminary questionnaire are not a part of your actual application to be reviewed by the Division of Licensing. This questionnaire includes 30 questions and is provided only to help you make a preliminary determination of whether you may be eligible for a Florida Concealed Weapon or Firearm license. After you complete the questionnaire, you will receive instant notification regarding your eligibility. If your answers indicate you must submit supplemental materials with your application to prove your eligibility, you will be informed what is needed.


  1. Are you 21 years of age or older?
  2. Do you suffer from a physical infirmity that prevents the safe handling of a weapon or firearm?
  3. Do you desire a legal means to carry a concealed weapon or firearm for lawful self-defense?
  4. Do you have one of the forms of training documentation required under Section 790.06 (2)(h), which demonstrates competency with a firearm? More info
  5. Have you renounced US citizenship?
  6. Are you a fugitive from justice? More info
  7. Are you currently under arrest or charged with any felony? More info
  8. Are you currently under arrest or charged with any crime punishable by imprisonment for more than one year? More info
  9. Are you currently under arrest or charged with any crime of violence? More info
  10. Are you currently under arrest or charged with any crime of domestic violence? More info
  11. Are you currently under arrest or charged with a crime under the provisions of Chapter 893, Florida Statutes, or similar laws of any other state relating to controlled substances? More info
  12. Are you currently residing in the United States?
  13. Are you a United States citizen?
  14. Have you been convicted of a felony as described in Section 790.23, Florida Statutes? More info
  15. Have you had adjudication of guilt withheld on any felony?
  16. Have you received a suspended sentence on any felony?
  17. Have you had adjudication of guilt withheld on any misdemeanor crime of violence (that was NOT domestic violence)? More info
  18. Have you received a suspended sentence on any misdemeanor crime of domestic violence? More info
  19. Have you been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence? More info
  20. Have you been found guilty of a misdemeanor crime under the provisions of Chapter 893 or similar laws of any other state relating to controlled substances?
  21. Have you been convicted under Section 790.151 relating to using a firearm while under the influence of alcoholic beverages, chemical substances, or controlled substances?
  22. Have you been deemed an habitual offender under Section 856.011(3) relating to disorderly intoxication?
  23. Have you had two or more convictions under Section 316.193 or similar laws of any other state relating to driving under the influence?
  24. Have you been committed under Chapter 397 (or former Chapter 396) or similar laws of another state for alcohol abuse or controlled substance abuse?
  25. Are you an unlawful user of, or addicted to, any controlled substance (as defined in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802)?
  26. Have you been issued an injunction that is currently in force and effect restraining you from committing acts of domestic violence or acts of repeat violence? More info
  27. Have you been convicted in any court of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year?
  28. Have you ever been adjudicated an incapacitated person under Section 744.331, or similar laws of any other state? More info
  29. Have you ever been involuntarily committed to a mental institution under Chapter 394, or similar laws of any other state? More info
  30. Are you a veteran of the Armed Forces?
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