Frequently Asked Questions

Take this Concealed Weapon or Firearm License Preliminary Eligibility Determination questionnaire and see if you are eligible to obtain a Firearms License before you attend my course. Or you can call them direct at (850) 245-5500 ask for the Concealed License Division.

Yes, click here and have your Tracking Number (T followed by 9​ numbers) and your Date of Birth available.

Concealed Weapon or Firearm Licenses are valid for a period of 7 years; however, we recommend that you re-qualify regularly in order to maintain​ proficiency and refresh your firearms safety knowledge.

Currently there are 36 States that are reciprocal to the Florida Concealed​ Weapons or Firearms License, with limited conditions.

Click here to see a list​ of those states and their conditions.

Yes, you do not need to be a resident of Florida to obtain your license.

Click here and then click on Police Officer Video to watch an instructional​ video on what to do.

No,  Florida law imposes a 3-day waiting period between the purchase and​ retail delivery of any handgun to non-licensed citizens.  The waiting period,​ however, does not apply to concealed license holders.

Yes,  Florida Statute 790.25(5) states: “It is lawful and is not a violation of​ Statute 790.01 for a person 18 years of age or older to possess a â€‹concealed firearm or other weapon for self-defense or other lawful purpose​ within the interior of a private vehicle, without a license, IF the firearm or​ other weapon is securely encased or is otherwise not readily accessible for​ immediate use.”

You are required to notify the Division of Licensing within 30 days if you ​hold a Conceal License; for those who hold a “D” and “G” License​ the change of address MUST be submitted within 10 days.

For the State’s change of address form:

Concealed License, click here.

Security Licenses, click here.

Yes, the license can be renewed if it has not been expired more​ than six months.

Click here to access the form.

If the license has been expired for longer than six months,​ the former licensee must re-apply for a new license.

No, There is no firearm registration in Florida.

Visit the following websites to view the Florida law on the “Use of Deadly​ Force” and self-defense ​
Division of License


3391 E Silver Springs Blvd, Suite D, Ocala, FL 34470

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