Centralia Police Department can only process your CPL application if you live in the city-limits of Centralia. If you don't know if you live in city-limits or not, give us a call at 360-330-7680.
Centralia Police Department does not require an appointment to get your CPL.
If you live in city-limits, you may come in Monday-Friday between 8:00am and Noon or 2:00pm and 4:00pm. Bring your driver's license, payment and be aware we will be fingerprinting you for the purpose of a background investigation. We have applications available at the link below, or in-person. If you fill out your application at home, please do not sign it until you are here.
You must be 21 years of age or older to get a CPL. You are required to have a CPL if you:
Carry a pistol concealed on your person.
Have a loaded pistol in your vehicle.
You won't qualify for a CPL if you:
Have a revoked concealed pistol license.
Are subject to a court order or injunction concerning the possession of firearms.
Are free on bond or personal recognizance while awaiting trial, appeal or sentencing for a felony offense.
Have an outstanding warrant for your arrest for a felony or misdemeanor.
Were ordered to forfeit a firearm in the last 12 months.
Were convicted of a felony. To restore your rights, contact the courts where your conviction is or the superior court closest to your home.
If you have more CPL questions, please call Centralia Police Department Records at 360-330-7680.