MD - Wear & Carry Certification Course

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Course Description

Before you may legally wear and carry a regulated firearm, you must possess and maintain on your person the MSP-issued Handgun Wear and Carry Permit.


STUDENTS WILL LEARN:

  • State and Federal Firearm Law

  • Home Firearm Safety

  • Practical Handgun Mechanisms and Operation

  • Safe Handgun Proficiency and Use Demonstration

  • Live Fire Range Qualification

WHO CAN TAKE THIS COURSE?

Wear and Carry Permits may be issued to any adult (18 years of age or over) who meets the following criteria:

  1. An applicant between 18 and 21 years of age may only be issued a wear and carry permit to possess a regulated firearm required for employment. - P.S. 5-133 (d)(2)(v)

  2. Has not been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor for which a sentence of imprisonment for more than one year has been imposed; or convicted of a criminal offense for which you could have been sentenced to more than 2 years incarceration.

  3. Has not been convicted of a crime involving the possession, use, or distribution of a controlled dangerous substance;

  4. Is not presently an alcoholic, addict, or habitual user of a controlled dangerous substance unless under legitimate medical direction;

  5. Based on an investigation, has not exhibited a propensity for violence or instability that may reasonably render the person’s possession of a handgun a danger to the person or others;

  6. Has a good and substantial reason to wear, carry, or transport a handgun, such as finding that the permit is necessary as a reasonable precaution against danger.

*A criminal background check is conducted for all applicants when submitting application after training.

CLASS LENGTH (40) Hours