Concealed Carry Class in Missouri

Yes, you need a concealed carry class in Missouri if you want to carry concealed, and we’ll show you below the training requirements so that you can make a good decision when it comes to obtaining training.

Picking the right class is important not only for your ability to get the Endorsement (permit), but you must always be well trained and practiced when you’re carrying a firearm in MO.

Name: Missouri Concealed Weapon Endorsement

Issuer: Local Sheriff

Type of State: Shall-Issue

Training Required? Yes

Type of Training Accepted: Any firearm class that is taught by a certified instructor that includes: handgun safety training, a physical demonstration by the applicant that demonstrates your ability to safely load and unload a revolver and semiautomatic pistol and that demonstrates your marksmanship with both, the basic principles of marksmanship, care and cleaning of concealable firearms, safe storage of firearms, state laws regarding firearms, a live firing exercise wherein you shoot at least 50 rounds from both a semiautomatic pistol and a revolver at a target seven yards away, a live fire test with an instructor present wherein you shoot 20 rounds at a target seven yards away.

Length of Training: At least 8 hours

Cost of Training: $100-$135

Notes: If you are unsure whether your class will satisfy state requirements, click here to find your local sheriff and contact the office for a list of certified instructors and application information.


States that honor or recognize the Missouri Concealed Weapon Endorsement

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas
Colorado Delaware Florida Georgia
Idaho Indiana Iowa Kansas
Kentucky Louisiana Michigan Minnesota
Mississippi Montana Nebraska New Hampshire
New Mexico North Carolina North Dakota Ohio
Oklahoma Pennsylvania South Carolina South Dakota
Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont
Washington West Virginia Wyoming

Missouri honors or recognizes the following states’ concealed carry permits

Missouri honors permits from all other states.

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