By Dean Weingarten
Florida residents will save $5 on application fees, down from $60 to $55, and renewal fees, down from $50 to $45, according to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Active law enforcement officers, correctional officers and correctional probation officers can now obtain a new license for $55 and renew their licenses for $45.
This is the third time concealed weapon license fees have been lowered within the last five years, which has saved people a total of $20 when applying for or renewing a Florida concealed weapon license. Concealed weapon licenses are valid for seven years.
The new fees have not been listed on the pdf fee schedule at the Florida Department of Agriculture, yet. The fees listed show a fingerprint fee of $42, license fee of $60, for a total of $102 for the initial license.
An applicant also must provide a passport type photograph for a few more dollars. Passport photographs as Walgreens and CVS cost $12.99.
With the $5 reduction in fees, …Read the Rest