These are the 17 questions on the California CCW Application

01) Do you now have, or have you ever had, a license to carry a concealed weapon (CCW)?

If yes, please enter the issuing agency name, issue date and CCW license number.

02) Have you ever applied for and been declined a CCW license?

If yes, please enter the agency name, date, and the reason for denial.

03) Have you ever held and subsequently renounced your United States citizenship?

If yes, please explain

04) Are you Active or Former Military?

If yes, Which Branch?

05) If you served with the Armed Forces, were you ever convicted of any charges or was your discharge other than honorable?

If yes, please explain

06) Are you now, or have you been, a party to a lawsuit in the last five years?

If yes, please explain

07) Are you now, or have you been, subject to a restraining order(s) form any court?

If yes, please explain

08) Are you on probation or parole from any state for conviction of any offense including traffic?

If yes, please explain

09) List all traffic violations (moving violations only) and motor vehicle accidents you have had in the last five years.

List the date of the violation, the violation/Accident, Agency and Citation Number

10) Have you ever been convicted of any criminal offense (Civilian or Military) in the U.S. or any other country?

If you, please explain including the date, agency, charges and disposition.

11) Have you withheld any fact that might affect the decision to approve this license?

If yes, please explain

12) Have you ever been in a mental institution, treated for mental illness, or been found not-guilty by reason of insanity?

If yes, please explain

13) Are you now, or have you ever been, addicted to a controlled substance of alcohol, or have you ever utilized an illegal controlled substance, or have you ever reported to a detoxification or drug treatment program.

If yes, please explain

14) Have you ever been involved in an incident involving firearms?

If yes, please explain

15) Have you ever been involved in a domestic violence incident?

If yes, please explain

16) List any arrest or formal charges, with or without disposition, for any criminal offenses within the U.S. or any other country (civilian or military)

 

17) Good Cause Statement
Please explain the reasons why you wish to carry a concealed firearm.