Maryland Wear & Carry Permit Training


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Wear and Carry Permit training is 16 hours of instruction for an original application and 8 hours of instruction for a renewal application. The approved training is offered by a Qualified Handgun Instructor and will include instruction on state firearm law, home firearm safety, handgun mechanisms and operation, and a component that requires the applicant to demonstrate gun safety and proficiency with a minimum score of 70% accuracy.

Designated security personnel (security guards, private detectives, special police, and armored car drivers/guards) must shoot a practical police course of at least 50 rounds, from no further than 25 yards and score at least 70% accuracy.

All other applicants must shoot a course of at least 25 rounds, from no further than 15 yards and score at least 70% accuracy.

  • If you do not have a firearm, no problem, a selection will be supplied during the class at No additional charge.
  • Ammunition is not included, but you can purchase ammo at the range.
  • If you own a firearm and want to bring it along please feel free to do so.
  • Bring eye and ear protection (eye and ear protection are available for purchase at the range).