Concealed Carry Class in Kansas

Taking a concealed carry class in Kansas is an important step on the path to get your Concealed Carry Handgun License.

Be aware that some significant changes were made in 2013 to the laws that affect CCW. Be sure to check out the FAQ on the new law by reading it here.

Name: Kansas Concealed Carry Handgun License

Issuer: Kansas Attorney General

Type of State: Shall-Issue

Training Required? Yes

Type of Training Accepted: Any approved handgun course. Your course must include training in safe storage, Kansas firearms laws, and live-fire exercises.

A valid concealed carry permit from another state may be presented as proof of training, if Kansas recognizes that state’s permit (if you are moving to Kansas).

Length of Training: 8 hours

Cost of Training: $125-$150 (prices vary, but this is a rough outline)

Notes: The Attorney General publishes and maintains a list of certified handgun instructors. Click here to view the list. Please ensure you use this list before taking any training to confirm that the person teaching your 8-hour class is certified with the State.


States that honor or recognize the Kansas Concealed Carry Handgun License

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas
Colorado Florida Idaho Indiana
Iowa Kentucky Louisiana Michigan
Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana
Nebraska Nevada New Mexico North Carolina
North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Pennsylvania
South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas
Utah Vermont West Virginia Wisconsin

Kansas honors or recognizes the following states’ concealed carry permits

Kansas honors permits from all other states.

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