36 State CCW Permit
IMPORTANT UPDATE effective May 12,
Pennsylvania will no longer recognize the Utah
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This 36 state Concealed
Weapons Permit can be obtained with a simple one day course (four hours) from Best Handgun Training, and
passing a criminal background check, upon submission of your application, state and permit fees, fingerprint
card, passport photo and copy of your state issued Drivers License.
"Reciprocity" basically means that
other states have an agreement within certain states, which issues either a resident permit, or a non-resident
When taking this course with Best
Handgun Training, this course includes fingerprinting and a photo for your identification card, as well
as an application to submit.
CLICK HERE for more information on the Utah Concealed Firearms Permit (including
applications, printable reciprocity map, etc).
Although this permit currently has
written reciprocity agreements with 18 states, an additional 18 states honor this permit.
It is extremely
important for the permit holder to keep abreast on each and every states laws once this permit is
issued. State laws can change overnight (although rarely), and it is the permit holder's responsibility to confirm
which states you are allowed to "carry" in.
Best Handgun Training assumes
no liability or risk upon the issuance of this Non-Resident multi state firearms safety completion certificate.
Prior to travel, check with the state which you may be carrying a concealed weapon in. This is particularly
important to avoid arrest and/or conviction of a crime which may consist of possession of a concealed weapon
(loaded or unloaded).
As you will learn in the
course, be aware that certain situations may get you arrested immediately, such as carrying or posessing a
weapon in a secured area of an airport, carrying on federal land, post offices or federal courthouses,
churches or places of worship (in certain areas), school zones, tribal lands, and other prohibited
This website alone is not
designed to educate the public regarding firearm laws, and it is extremely important that you take a course in this
subject, and even more important that you familiarize yourself with the laws of the state which you are travelling
to or through.
There are many states which offer
Non-Resident CCW permits. However, you need to know the benefits of which state to apply
These Non-Resident CCW permits are "Shall-Issue" States.
At Best Handgun Training, your
Instructor recommends either obtaining a Utah CCW (preferred), or obtaining a Florida CCW. The instructors at Best
Handgun Training are able to certify training requirements for both states.
Best Handgun Training is an
authorized CCW instructor for the State of Utah, issuing both resident and Non-Resident CCW completion
certificates, after successful course completion. Certified by the Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification
(Department of Public Safety). The application process may take up to 60 days after
For more detailed information on
State CCW Reciprocity Information, click on this link.
CA is a "may-issue"
state. This 36 state permit does not apply within the State of CA. If you reside in CA,
click on this link. Of the 58 counties in CA, each county
within CA may handle issuance of CCW permits in a different manner.
Call or email if you have any
Utah CCW Permits, Nevada and Florida
CCW Permits DO NOT allow you to carry a concealed firearm within the State of California. Utah CCW Permits,
Nevada and Florida CCW Permits are issued for "Personal Protection". Reciprocity and Recognition of Permits
from State to State is a complex issue, we cannot and will not give legal advice. If you need accurate answers to
specific legal questions, contact the State Issuing Authority or consult an Attorney who is licensed in the State
in question. This is not an NRA approved course.