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Arizona CCW Permit Timeline
OK- As you are aware, Nevada has reported they will start to honor AZ CCW permits including non-resident effective 7/1/11.
I am going to go ahead and apply assuming it will come to fruition. Will keep this thread updated with timeline of the process.
5/15/11- Email inquiry requesting application
5/16/11- Received email notification request was received and packet will be mailed to address provided.
From: PMacagnone@azdps.gov [mailto:PMacagnone@azdps.gov] On Behalf Of CCW@azdps.gov
Sent: Monday, May 16, 2011 12:40 PM
Subject: Re: Azdps.gov General Inquiry
RECENT CHANGE IN ARIZONA LAW - Senate Bill 1108
Effective July 29, 2010, Arizona is now a constitutional carry state, which means everyone can carry concealed without a permit in Arizona, if it is not posted otherwise.
With that new law, we will be implementing new procedures and rules allowing other firearm training courses (including military training, any NRA firearms class, and some other states permits) in place of the 8hr CCW course previously required.
You have to provide proof of firearms training. Below is the full list of alternate documents we can accept.
ALTERNATE DOCUMENT SUBMISSIONS (13-3112)
_ GENERAL PUBLIC COURSES/CLASSES (E6b, N2)
...A current or expired permit issued by DPS…
_ GAME & FISH (E6B, N3)
Original/Copy of certificate/card/document of completion of any hunter education or hunter safety course approved by the Arizona Game & Fish or a similar agency of another state.
**Document from “similar agency of another state” requires supervisor approval.
_ NRA (E6b, N4)
Original/Copy of certificate/card/document of completion of any National Rifle Association (NRA) firearms safety or training course.
_ SECURITY GUARD (E6b, N5)
Original/Copy of certificate/card/document of completion of the DPS Armed Security Guard firearms safety course; or any law enforcement firearms safety or training course or class that is offered for security guards, investigators, special deputies or other divisions or subdivisions of law enforcement or security enforcement.
**Courses/classes other than DPS Armed Security Guard course must be approved by DPS through submission of lesson plan.
_ LAW ENFORCEMENT (Et6b, N8)
Original/Copy of certificate/card/document of completion of any governmental police agency firearms training course and qualification to carry a firearm in the course of normal police duties.
**May require supervisor approval.
_ OTHER FIREARMS SAFETY TRAINING DEEMED ACCEPTABLE BY DPS (E6b, N9)
Original/Copy of certificate/card/document of completion of any other firearms training that the department of public safety deems acceptable.
**TBD – Requires supervisor approval.
_ MILITARY/DD-214 (E6c, N6)
Original/Copy of U.S. Department of Defense form 214 (DD-214) indicating an honorable discharge or general discharge under honorable conditions; or a certificate of completion of basic training or any other document demonstrating proof of current service in the U.S. Armed Forces or former service with honorable discharge or general discharge under honorable conditions from U.S. Armed Forces.
**Documents other than DD-214 may require supervisor approval.
_ STATE PERMITS (E6d, N7)
Original/Copy of a valid current or expired concealed weapon, firearm or handgun permit or license that is issued by another state or a political subdivision of another state and that has a training or testing requirement for initial issuance.
**Requires verification of good standing and training/testing requirement.
We only mail the application packets. I will mail an application packet to the address you provided.
The packet includes the application, 2 fingerprint cards, and return envelope.
The fee is $60 (money order/cashier's check only).