After a long battle, Illinois became the final state to allow CCW (though it is basically illegal in places like Hawaii where they haven’t issued permits for years).
Learn more about what you need for your Illinois concealed carry class.
Name: Illinois Concealed Carry License
Issuer: State Police
Type of State: Shall-Issue
Minimum Age Requirement 21
Cost of License $150
Length of Permit 5 years
Training Required? Yes
Type of Training Accepted: Successfully complete 16 hours of firearms training, including classroom and range instruction.
Length of Training: 16 Hours
Cost of Training: Around $150, though class prices vary
Notes: You need your Firearms Owner Identification Card (FOID) first.
States that honor or recognize the Illinois Concealed Carry License resident permit:
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Illinois honors or recognizes the following states’ concealed carry permits:
Illinois does not honor permits from any other state.