Concealed Carry Class in Wisconsin

Make sure you go out and take a concealed carry class in Wisconsin before you get your CCL. It’s a requirement.

Read through the training necessities below and then get yourself into a course here in WI.

Name: Wisconsin Concealed Carry License

Issuer: Department of Justice

Type of State: Shall-Issue

Training Required? Yes

Type of Training Accepted: Any state hunter education program or similar program that is established by another state, country or province recognized by the department of natural resources.

An unrevoked concealed carry license from another state or jurisdiction. You must verify that it is not revoked but the license may be current or expired.

Proof of military, law enforcement or security firearms training.

A Department of Justice safety course certificate.

Any firearm safety or training class taught by a state certified or law enforcement agency.

Length of Training: No time requirement but usually 3-4 hrs.

Cost of Training: $80-150 (prices vary, but this is a rough outline)


States that honor or recognize the Wisconsin Concealed Carry License

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

Wisconsin honors or recognizes the following states’ concealed carry permits

Alaska*** Arizona Arkansas California
Colorado Connecticut Georgia Hawaii
Idaho Indiana Iowa Kansas
Kentucky Louisiana Maryland Michigan
Minnesota Montana Nebraska New Mexico
New York North Carolina North Dakota Pennsylvania
Tennessee Texas Utah *Virginia
Washington **West Virginia Wyoming

Note: *Wisconsin will not honor the Virginia Resident Permit/License, only their non resident Permit/License.

**Wisconsin will only honor West Virginia permits issued after 6/8/12.

***Wisconsin will only honor Alaskan permits issued after 1/14/13.

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