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BSIS Exposed Firearm Training

  • Day 1-Classroom (8 Hours)
  • Day 2-Range (6 Hours)
  • Renewal

PLEASE NOTE: Effective January 1, 2024, BSIS authorizes only the following calibers: .380, 9mm, .40, .45, .38, .357, and 10mm. This applies to initial applicants and those with existing Exposed Firearms Permits. Please reach out to BSIS directly should you have any questions regarding the authorized calibers.

“Firearms Package Special”- $180.00!! Package includes Instructor Fee, Range Fee, Eye/Ear Protection, One Target, 9mm Weapon & 50 Rounds of Ammunition. Please call for an appointment.

**If you have all of your own equipment see below for pricing:

Class Fee-$125.00
Additional Caliber Fee-$25.00 (Paid on the day of the class)
Range Fee-35.00

* State Fees are the students responsibility. Live Scan Fee (Firearms)-$112.00, State Application Fee $100.00.

Class space is limited and appointments are required. Once you schedule your class dates you will be required to attend on the appointed dates and times.

If you wish to change your class date, there is a $50.00 rescheduling fee so please attend on your selected class dates. Rescheduling is available up to 7 days before the scheduled class date.
Once registered, 50% of all fees are non-refundable. Those who request a refund or do not attend their selected course will be refunded 50% of the amount paid and they will need to register again. 

Course Summary:

  • This is a two-day course (8 hours classroom, 6 hours range) in the carrying and use of firearms given by a Bureau-certified firearms training instructor at a Bureau-certified training facility
  • Pass the written and range exams given at the end of the course
  • Be a United States citizen (minimum age 21) or have permanent legal alien status;(Proof Required)
  • ACCEPTABLE ID MUST BE PROVIDED ON DAY 1 OF THE CLASS- Birth Certificate, US Passport, Permanent Resident Card, Certificate of Naturalization, US Military ID or Military DD-214. For additional acceptable IDs visit the BSIS website at
  • Submit a Firearm permit application and Firearm Live Scan form .
  • Beginning January 1, 2022 students must complete a Firearms Assessment. The cost for this assessment is $65.00. For more information please visit

Classroom Training – During your eight hours of classroom training, you will learn moral and legal aspects of firearms use, firearms nomenclature, weapons handling and shooting fundamentals, and emergency procedures. Check our class calendar for training dates.

Range Training – The six hours of range training will give you practice in safely handling and firing your weapon. Once you are issued a permit, you must re-qualify on the range twice a year before renewing your permit.

Renewals – Firearm permits expire two years from the date of issuance. An applicant must re-qualify four times during the life of the permit: twice during the first year after the date of issuance, and twice during the second year. Re-qualifications must be at least four months apart. The application for renewal should be submitted to the Bureau within 60 days before the expiration date.

Firearm rentals are available at the range. If using a rental, students must purchase range ammunition.

Students should have the necessary amount of rounds to complete the course of fire. (50 rounds for range qualification and 50 rounds for practice). Students must qualify with the type (revolver or semi-automatic) and caliber weapon that they will carry on duty.  Students may qualify with more than one weapon, however, the 50 round qualifying course must be shot with each additional weapon.


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All Fees are Non-Refundable.

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