Unfortunately, you do not get to choose the time you or a
loved one will become a victim. You need to prepare yourself today to
remain safe tomorrow.
I believe the cost of our course is reasonable for our area at $85. We include everything you will need to apply for your SC CWP
permit. This includes the application, SLED mandated course, target, the use of a gun, Holster, 60 rounds of ammo and the use of a private shooting area. The SLED background check cost is separate.
SLED requires a $50 fee for their background check and processing. You will need to schedule an appointment with Identogo after class to complete the process. The SLED fee will be paid to Identogo . They will fingerprint you and process your application.
$85 cash or personal check to cover the course fee. We work through lunch so bring your lunch.
The firearm proficiency portion of training no longer applies to the
following individuals: Out-of-state or SC retired law enforcement officers whose certification has expired (must submit proof of graduation from a federal or state academy that included firearms training as a graduation requirement) or retired/former military personnel who completed basic military training(must provide DD214).
Absolutely. It is sometimes easier with the training since you have not had an opportunity to learn bad habits.
No. A gun, holster and ammo is provided for your use during training.
I do not recommend it. Most people have stated that they
learned so much about the pros and cons of different guns they wish they
had waited to purchase their gun until after completing the course.
No. There is no place to register a gun in South Carolina.
It is a SLED approved course. The course is designed to be completed in one day .
There is a SLED approved course that covers gun safety
and handling and concealed carry laws. There is a 50 question written
test. You must score a minimum of 70%. You will shoot 50 rounds, 35 of which must be in the black of the silhouette target from 3 to 15 yards.
You will be more than prepared to take the test by the end of
A SC CWP is valid for five (5) years. It takes approximately 90 working days
after the submittal of your application to receive your permit.
You have to be 21 years old to be issued a permit. Those who are under the age of 21 (18 or older) can take the course ahead of time and hold the paperwork until you turn 21 years old.
Your driver’s license and, if a non-resident, a paid SC property tax bill. A completed application and checklist which will be sent to you by email. No guns or ammo in the classroom.
You can call SLED at 803.896-7015 and discuss your situation with them. Normally, if you can purchase a gun from an FFL dealer, you’re are OK.
The SLED website contains SC CWP law which you can review prior to the class, but this is not required.