"​​​​A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

Maryland HQL

In the state of Maryland, any person wishing to purchase a handgun or other regulated firearm, with a few exceptions, must possess a Handgun Qualification License.

The HQL course of instruction covers the following topics:

  • ​State firearm law
  • Home firearm safety
  • Handgun mechanisms and operation
  • Live fire component

The cost of this course is $100.

RK Shot Training is partnered with Essential Support Services, LLC to facilitate additional steps of the HQL process.

Essential Support Services charges $64.50 for the Livescan fingerprinting.


For class availability, contact us