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Arkansas is Permitless Carry, but you can get a permit which will allow you to carry in states that recognize the Arkansas permit. Read on to learn the training requirements.
Name: Arkansas Concealed Handgun Carry License
Issuer: Director of the Department of Arkansas State Police
Type of State: Shall-issue
Training Required? Yes
Type of Training Accepted: Firearms safety course given by an instructor who is registered with the Arkansas State Police. You must live-fire on a range to demonstrate your proficiency. This must be taken within 6 months of your application.
Military firearms training is available for Active Duty Military personnel and National Guard and Reservists. It must be completed a maximum of one year from your application. This must be confirmed in a letter by your commanding officer, along with other information.
Length of Training: 4-8 hours. No time limit, but certain topics must be covered.
Cost of Training: ~$75-$150
Notes: You must take a training course before renewing your license, but you can take this any time within the 12 months leading up to your renewal.
States that honor or recognize the Arkansas Concealed Handgun Carry License:
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Arkansas honors or recognizes the following states’ concealed carry permits:
Arkansas honors all permits from other states.