what did you have to do in order to get your CCW?

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  1. sourpatch45

    sourpatch45 XDTalk 5K Member

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    - I had to attend a free class offered by the local police, it was a 3 hour class and there was no shooting or testing required.... all you had to do was show up and they printed you a certificate and then i took that in and paid $33 (or somewhere near that) and waited about a month and a half and i got my approval and then all i had to do was go in and pay about $22 give or take a few bucks and they gave me my permit which is good for 5 years

    im just cuious to what all of you had to do in order to get yours.

    oh and you can also get one if you have taken hunters education or some other form of firearms training like the military or LEO. They also said that you can get one if you have been active in shooting competitions but im not sure of the exact requirements
     
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    Buy the gun first.
    2 Days of classes, including shooting a pellet gun.
    $100 Fee for the sheriff
    $40 for the class
    Aprox. 4 Month wait.
    CCW never expires
     
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    go into sheriffs office, get fingerprinted, pay $55.25
    wait 30 days
    shows up in the mail and is good for 5 years.

    $32 renewal fee

    I think its in the works that ccw are going to be national - like drivers licenses - given by your state but accepted by all.
     
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    take a 12 hr class 100.00. qualify shooting...go to sheriffs office finger print background check 50.00 wait 45 days.
     
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    Went to local sheriff's office.
    Filled out pistol permit request form.
    They ran a background check and I went back after several days.
    Paid $15 and received permit. Added $1 to have it laminated.
    Continue to receive yearly renewal request in the mail.
    Mail back w/ check and receive new permit in a few days.
     
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    Take 5hr class for $125
    Range membership for 1yr, NRA yr membership, and lunch included in this fee. Range test, pass as long as instructor not shot as he put it.:eek:

    Fill out paperwork for local Sherriff plus $100 for background check. Wait max 30 days and shall issue if pass background check.

    Good for 5 years, $75 renewal fee afterwards plus class each 5 years
     
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    As a vet.... Went to the sherrifs office to fill out the form and provided a copy of my 214.
    Got a call 3 days later to come pick up my permit and pay 50$.
     
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    buy the gun, buy some ammo, load up gun and conceal...
     
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    10 hr class
    Qualify on range
    Wait
     
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    Took a four hour class. Instructor took photo, fingerprints and notarized application. Paid instructor $50.

    Submit paperwork, photo and fingerprints to BCI with check for $65. Wait, 90 days. Got permit.
     
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    I took a 3 hour class, which was really just 3 of us hanging out, shooting and complaining about illegal immigration. Then I turned in my application, which by law has 30 days to be completed. I told them I was going out of town, so they had my permit ready the next day. It's good for 5 years.
     
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    9 hr class
    Fingerprints
    Passport photo
    Notary
     
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    I simply had to fill out the application and send a copy of my Florida "G" Firearms license (for work), picture and prints.

    My wife had to take a CCW course in addition to the application, pics and prints.
     
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    * take nra-approved safety course. no shooting but written test.
    * take the class certificate to the sherrif, get booked like a criminal, pay $60 something, and wait a while.

    then i went to clark county sherrif in WA state, filled out the form, got booked again, and that one showed up in a couple days.
     
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    Go to the county courthouse and fill out an application with the std. are you a felon, insane, indited on any felony accounts, etc. type of questions. Have your picture taken (no finger prints) and pay $47.

    No mandatory gun courses or classes. Wait up to 45 days for the permit to arrive at the courthouse then go pick it up.

    It's been about 20 days, so far for me.
     
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