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Illinois Concealed Carry - Firearms Training - LiveScan Fingerprints

Eligibility Rules for an Illinois Concealed Carry License

Directly from IL State Police Website

ILLINOIS RESIDENTS

  • I am at least 21 years old.
  • I have a valid Firearm Owner’s Identification card.
  • I have not been convicted or found guilty of a misdemeanor involving the threat of physical force or violence to any person within the past 5 years.
  • I do not have 2 or more violations related to driving while under the influence of alcohol, other drugs, intoxicating compounds within the past 5 years.
  • I am not subject to a pending arrest warrant, prosecution or proceeding for an offense or action that could lead to disqualification to own or possess a firearm.
  • I have not been in a residential or court-ordered treatment for alcoholism, alcohol detoxification, or drug treatment within the past 5 years.
  • You may be eligible if you satisfy the above and no objections are filed by law enforcement. (Section 15)

                                                      Directly from the ISP website below

                                https://www.ispfsb.com/Public/CCL.aspx

NON-RESIDENTS

  • I am at least 21 years old.
  • I have not been convicted of any Felony.
  • I have not been adjudicated as a mental defective by a court of law.
  • I have not been involuntarily committed to a facility for the purpose of mental health treatment.
  • I have not been admitted as a voluntary patient in a facility for the purpose of mental health treatment within the past 5 years.
  • I have not been addicted to narcotics.
  • I am not intellectually disabled or developmentally disabled.
  • I am not subject to any active Order of Protection.
  • I have not within the past 5 years been convicted of battery, assault, aggravated assault, violation of an order of protection, or a substantially similar offense in which a firearm was      used or possessed.
  • I have not been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic battery or substantially similar offense. 
  • I have not been adjudicated a delinquent minor for the commission of an offense that if committed by an adult would be a felony.
  • I have not been convicted or found guilty of a misdemeanor involving the threat of physical force or violence to any person within the past 5 years.
  • I do not have 2 or more violations related to driving while under the influence of alcohol, other drugs, intoxicating compounds within the past 5 years.
  • I am not subject to a pending arrest warrant, prosecution or proceeding for an offense or action that could lead to disqualification to own or possess a firearm.
  • I have not been in a residential or court-ordered treatment for alcoholism, alcohol detoxification, or drug treatment within the past 5 years.
  • You may be eligible if you satisfy the above and no objections are filed by law enforcement. (Section 15)

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  The Department will recognize up to 8 hours of training already completed toward the 16-hour training requirement as outlined in Section 75 (g) of the Act. 

Listed below are training courses currently acceptable to satisfy the prior training requirements, consistent with Sections 75(g) and (i) of the Act, and the appropriate credit to be applied for each. It is the responsibility of the instructor to verify successful completion of prior training and apply the hours of credit as listed. Once this prior credit is combined with the additional training hours provided by the instructor, the ILCCF Instructor will certify the 16-hours training requirement was met. ILCCF Instructors will inform applicants how much credit they will receive for their prior training and remind applicants the prior training certificates must be submitted with ILCCF Training Certificate when they apply. This list may be updated as additional courses are submitted for review and approved by the Department. Prior training credit from multiple approved courses may be combined to equal up to 8 hours. A maximum of 8 hours of prior Department accepted training may be credited. 


Course Title Acceptable Credits

Illinois Hunter Safety Course................................................................................................................4 hours

Utah Concealed Carry Training.............................................................................................................4 hours

Florida Concealed Carry Training.........................................................................................................4 hours

Nevada Concealed Carry Training........................................................................................................4 hours

Missouri Concealed Carry Training......................................................................................................4 hours

Kentucky Concealed Carry Training.....................................................................................................4 hours

Michigan Concealed Carry Training.....................................................................................................4 hours

Chicago Firearms Safety Course..........................................................................................................4 hours

NRA Basic Pistol Course.......................................................................................................................8 hours

NRA Personal Protection in the Home Course...................................................................................8 hours

NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home Course.........................................................................8 hours

Active, Retired, or Honorably Discharged member of the United States Armed Forces.................8 hours

Prior Law Enforcement/Correction Officer Firearms Training as detailed in 430 ILCS 66/75(J)......8 hours


Per the Act, Section 75.g. “Any remaining hours that the applicant completes must as least cover the classroom subject matter of paragraph (4) of subsection (b) of this Section, and the range qualification is subsection (c) of this Section .”


For training completed to satisfy an out-of-state permit, the applicant must provide evidence or the underlying training course. 


To submit training for review and possible acceptance by the Department, mail the following items to: Illinois State Police, IL CCF prior Credit, Post Office Box 1933, Springfield, Illinois 62794. 


  •  Completed, notarized Training Credit Application attached below. 
  •  Basic course outline of the training submitted. 

Prior Training Verification Document

To complete this application, you must verify which components of the requirements set forth in Act. Section 75. Your prior training meets by placing your initials next to those components. You must provide a complete course outline and instructional notes and written documentation giving official recognition to the training course. 

Initial in the box provided next to each component of required training your prior course provided. 

 1. Firearm safety;

   ______   a. 4 basic firearm handling   safety rules

   ______   b. Home storage

   ______  c. Vehicle storage

   ______  d. Public storage

  

2. The basic principles of   marksmanship

   ______  a. Stance,

   ______  b. Grip, 

   ______  c. Sight Alignment, 

   ______  d. Sight Picture, and   

   ______  e. Trigger Control.

 

3. Care, cleaning, loading, and   unloading of a concealable firearm  

   ______  a. Gun identification;   revolver, semi-automatic, misc.

   ______  b. Ammunition identification   and selection  

   ______  c. Safety and cleaning   protocols

   ______ d. Cleaning equipment 

   ______ e. Loading and unloading


Signature Certification: My signature authorizes the Illinois State Police to verify answers given with any government or private entity authorized to hold records relevant to my citizenship, criminal history and mental health treatment or history; to use the digital photo, demographic information and signature from my Illinois Driver’s License or State Identification to create my approved Conceal Carry document; and to share my information as described in the Warning contained herein. Under penalties of perjury, I certify I have examined all eh information provided for my application or renewal and, to the best of my knowledge, it is true, correct, and complete.

SIGNATURE REQUIRED: ______________________________

Subscribed and sworn to before me this: ______________day of ______________________


Notary Public