"​​​​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 Wear and Carry

Wear and Carry Permit training is 16 hours of instruction for an initial application, 8 hours of instruction for renewal. Training is valid until the permit expiration. However, you must receive subsequent training within 2 years of submitting your renewal application.

The Wear and Carry course of instruction covers the following topics:

  • ​State firearm law
  • Home firearm safety
  • Handgun mechanisms and operation
  • Personal protection outside the home
  • Live fire component

The wear and carry initial is a two-day course, typically scheduled 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. The wear and carry renewal is a one-day course, also typically 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The cost of the wear and carry original is $240. The renewal course is $150.


For class availability, contact us