Help with Applying for Firearms Applications
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Maryland Wear and Carry (Handgun Permit) Application
There are two types of Maryland applications we teach for, Maryland Firearms Permit and Maryland HQL. The Maryland HQL is if you would like to purchase a handgun in Maryland. This class is $65.00. You can register for this class by clicking here. If you are looking for obtain a firearms permit in Maryland it is a 16 hour class for initial application and a 8 hour class for renewal. You can also register online by clicking here.
Maryland Handgun Permit - Wear and Carry - 16 hour course, qualifies for Maryland Carry, Florida, and Delaware
To apply for your Maryland Handgun Permit you will be required to complete a PDF file online and print out the information, mailing the correct copies to the Maryland State Police Licensing Division. You must include two passport photos, fingerprints (electronic), and pay your fee. Typically the permit is only applicable for persons who own a business, transport funds (and can prove such deposits), doctors who transport narcotics, attorneys, security officers, special police officers, and private investigators.
You will need your livescan fingerprints prior to completing this application.
You can schedule an appointment at the MVA for livescan fingerprints or visit a livescan service which you can search for on the internet.
Maryland HQL Card - 4 hour course, Only for buying handguns in Maryland
For those who need to process for their Maryland HQL you may do so by clicking here.
You will need your livescan fingerprints prior to completing this application. You can schedule an appointment at the MVA for livescan fingerprints or visit a livescan servicer which you can search for on the internet. You have 72 hours to complete the online MSP process after your livescan is completed.
During the online process the website will ask you for two numbers. The first is your livescan number which will be included on your livescan receipt. The second is our HQL Instructor number which will be included in the bottom right hand corner of your HQL certificate. Enter it under certified handgun instructor.
If you are having problems with the MSP website, you must contact MSP licensing directly. Any other questions, please feel free to give us a call at 888-813-4434.
Florida Wear and Carry - 8 hour course, Qualifies for both DE and FL
Florida allows out of state applicants to apply for their license. The Florida license is honored in 30 states For information on where Florida permits are allowed click here. To complete your firearms carry application, download the Florida carry form above. You must have two passport photos taken, obtain FBI fingerprint cards from a local police department or fingerprinting agency, and pay your fee.
Delaware Wear and Carry - 8 hour course, Qualifies for both DE and FL
To obtain a Delaware carry permit you must download and complete the application in the above download box. Obtain two passport photos, pay your fee, be fingerprinted by a Delaware agency, and place a public ad in a publication local to Delaware. Further information on this is included on the Delaware application form. In state Delaware residents cannot obtain a Florida out of state carry permit to carry in Delaware.