4. Finish the Process - Visit A Driver's License Office

​​What Happens At The Driver's License Station?

Once you have received a passing score in the Handgun Safety Course (Handgun Permit Class), you will need to go to a full-service Driver License Station or DMV office of your choice.   You MUST do this within twelve (12) months of completing the class or you will have to repeat the entire Handgun Permit Class.   

At the Driver's License Station: 

  • You will need your State Application Receipt / Confirmation number.  

  • NOTE: Your application and certification expire after 12 months

  • You will need a certified copy of your birth certificate or U.S. Passport

  • At Driver's License Station you pay the state application fee (see COST button Below)

  • You will have your photo taken and your signature digitally captured.

  • You will be given instructions how to sign up for and where to go for fingerprinting

  • Following the instructions, you will be given register online or over the phone with L1 for your fingerprint processing, which is required for the applicant background investigation.

  • If you have questions, ask the DMV examiner for further details about the fingerprinting process. 

  • After fingerprinting, it may take 6-12 weeks for processing of your permit.

  • Your Handgun Carry Permit will be delivered to you by U.S. Mail.

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Range Hours

Last Shooters allowed in the range 1 hour before store closing.

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