Iowa Permit To Carry Course
(Shooting after classroom segment is available at no additional charge)
Conceal Carry A Handgun With Confidence!
Course Description: This 2 hour (non-shooting) or 3 hour with shooting course meets all the firearm safety training requirements to apply for the State of Iowa Non-Professional or Professional Permit to Carry Weapons per Iowa Code Chapter 724. The course curriculum exceeds the minimum training requirements per Iowa Department of Public Safety Administrative Rule 661 and Chapter 91. This course is designed for new and experienced shooters, who are or will soon be concealed carry permit holders. This course develops the student’s basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations with criminal predators and focuses on the safe and effective use of a concealed handgun for self-defense.
Registration Fee: $59.95/student (fee is transferable to future course dates, but not refundable)
Note: Please bring Proof of Purchase to the class (paper receipt or electronic copy required)
Course Length: 2 hours (minimum), with NO shooting. 3 hours IF the student wishes to shoot after the classroom work portion is completed. The actual course length may vary at the instructor’s discretion.
Course Goals: To teach the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning, using and carrying a handgun safely and ethically in the State of Iowa.
Course Prerequisites: All students must have a valid government-issued photo identification card for proof of residency in the state of Iowa and be 21 or older.
Additional Information: Live-fire course consists of a 50 shot course of fire utilizing a B-27 silhouette target:
Required Material, Supplies and Equipment:
- Handgun – Students are encouraged to supply they’re own self-defense handgun for the course if they choose to shoot. All handguns must be modern, clean, lubricated and serviceable in all respects. Handguns are available for rent from Davenport Guns ($10.00/each). Those renting a handgun must purchase ammunition from Davenport Guns.
- 50 rounds of ammo for the handgun to be used in the course. Ammunition is available for purchase from Davenport Guns. Those renting a handgun must purchase ammunition from Davenport Guns.
- Eye and Ear Protection – Students are encouraged to supply they’re own shooting glasses and hearing protection. Shooting glasses and ear muffs are available for purchase from Davenport Guns.
- Wear appropriate shooting range clothing – a crew neck T-shirt, long pants, and closed-toe footwear.
Additional Information: Included in the cost of the registration fee are the student handouts, shooting range fee and targets are all provided by Davenport Guns.