Concealed Pistol License

If you live within the city limits of Longview, you can pick up an application for a Concealed Pistol License (CPL) at the Longview Police Department (1351 Hudson Street), Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.


  • You must be 21 years of age at the time of the application
  • You must be a United States citizen or have a valid Alien Firearms Certificate from the State of Washington Division of Professional Licensing in Olympia
  • You must live in the city limits of Longview
  • You must be eligible to own firearms under Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 9.41.040 and 9.41.045
  • You must not have a court order or injunction against possessing firearms
  • You must not be pending trial, appeal or sentencing on a felony offense
  • You must not have an order to forfeit firearms within the last year
  • You must not have any outstanding warrants for any charge, from any court
  • You must provide a state-issued picture identification with current address
  1. New License
  2. Renewal
  3. Expired License
  4. Replacement

For a new CPL:

  • Bring picture identification with current residence address to the Longview Police Department.
  • Complete a CPL application which can be obtained at Longview Police Department.
  • Pay a non-refundable $49.25 fee to Longview Police Department.
  • You must be fingerprinted.
    • Fingerprints are done:
      Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
      10 to 10:30 a.m.
      2 to 2:30 p.m. 
  • This information will be used to do a background check on the applicant. If the background is clear, the approved license will be mailed to the applicant. If denied, the applicant will receive a letter stating the permit has been denied.