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8 Hours

Firearms Qualification

Course Fee: $100.00 

State of Neavada

  • Shall Issue

  • Permits issued to Residents and Non-Residents

  • 21 Years Old

  • Valid For 5 Years

  • $96.25 New / $61.25 Renewal Charged by state during initial or renewal (this is in addition to the class cost)

  • Processing Time within 120 Days

Does Nevada issue concealed carry permits?In 1995, Nevada became a Shall Issue State and currently issues Concealed Firearm Permits to residents of Nevada and non-residents. Within 120 days after a complete application for a permit is submitted, the sheriff to whom the application is submitted shall grant or deny the application.

Are background checks required for a Nevada Concealed Firearm Permit?Yes, the Sheriff will conduct an investigation to determine if the applicant is eligible for a Nevada Concealed Firearm Permit. This investigation includes sending the applicant’s fingerprints to the Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History for submission to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for its report concerning the criminal history of the applicant. The investigation also must include a report from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

To qualify for a Nevada Concealed Firearm Permit, Applicants must:

  1. Be 21 years old or older.

    1. Active members of the Armed Forces of the United States, the reserve or National Guard, or members who were honorably discharged or released may apply between the ages of 18 and 20.

  2. Is not prohibited from possessing a firearm pursuant to NRS 202.360.

  3. Demonstrates competence with handguns by presenting a certificate or other documentation to the sheriff which shows that the applicant:

    1. Successfully completed a course in firearm safety approved by a sheriff in this State; or

    2. Successfully completed a course in firearm safety offered by a federal, state or local law enforcement agency, community college, university or national organization that certifies instructors in firearm safety.

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