Many people inquire about concealed carry permits at the store, and obtaining a concealed carry permit is an exciting step in the firearms owner’s journey. So, how long does it take to get a concealed carry permit?
The time it takes to obtain a CCW license depends on a variety of factors, such as the state you live in, how busy they are, and how complete your application is. Depending on where you live, it can take anywhere from a week to 90 days to obtain a permit, and the article below has steps to obtain a concealed carry permit.
Every state in the federation is different, and some states don’t even require a concealed carry permit. So, start your journey by researching the requirements for a CCW license in the state where you live. Some states additionally require photos, fingerprints, in-person classes, and even personal references, while others require online training courses and fast-track applications.
The next step is to take a concealed carry class. Most states require concealed carry training to qualify for a carry permit, and even if you don’t want a concealed carry permit, it’s still a good idea. The CCW course will introduce the basics of firearm safety and self-defense and will provide you with a certificate of completion. These courses also cover local concealed carry laws to help you carry your firearm safely and legally. Many face-to-face courses even have a live ammunition training component, which many will enjoy.
After completing the course, submit your application for a concealed carry permit, meet the requirements, and get approved in no time.