Concealed Carry Class in Montana

It is a requirement to get a Concealed Weapons Permit that you take a concealed carry class in Montana.

We have laid out the requirements and training types accepted below so that you can make an accurate decision when it comes to choosing the right training course or class in MT.

Name: Montana Concealed Weapons Permit

Issuer: Montana Department of Justice

Type of State: Constitutional Carry (Limited, Shall-Issue) – You do not need a permit to carry outside of city limits

Training Required? Yes

Type of Training Accepted: A hunter education or safety course approved or conducted by the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks or a parallel agency from another state.

A firearms safety or training course approved or conducted by the Department of Fish, Wildlife and parks, a parallel agency from another state, a national firearms association, a law enforcement agency, an institution of higher education, or an organization that uses instructors certified by a national firearms association.

A law enforcement firearms safety or training course offered to or required of public or private law enforcement personnel and conducted or approved by a law enforcement agency.

A carry license from another state that has been granted after completion of a course such as those listed above.

Evidence that during military service, you have been found to be qualified to operate firearms, including handguns.

Length of Training: 8 hours and up

Cost of Training: $70-$95 (prices vary, but this is a rough outline)

Notes: Remember that Montana law only requires a permit to carry concealed within city or town limits or within the confines of a logging, mining, lumbering or railroad camp.

Reciprocity:

States that honor or recognize the Montana Concealed Weapons Permit

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas
Colorado Florida Georgia Idaho
Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky
Louisiana Michigan Mississippi Missouri
Nebraska North Carolina North Dakota Oklahoma
Pennsylvania South Dakota Tennessee Texas
Utah Vermont Virginia Wisconsin
Wyoming

Montana honors or recognizes the following states’ concealed carry permits

Alaska Arizona Arkansas California
Colorado Connecticut Florida Georgia
Idaho Indiana Iowa Kansas
Kentucky Louisiana Maryland Massachusetts
Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri
Nebraska Nevada New Jersey New Mexico
New York North Dakota North Carolina Ohio
Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania South Carolina
South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah
Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin
Wyoming

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