When applying for a concealed weapon license there are some core requirements that must be met.

As an active military member or a veteran, there are certain benefits available to you.

Proof of Competency with a Firearm

When applying for a concealed weapon license, Florida law requires you to submit proof of competency with a firearm.

The following items may be used in lieu of proof of completion of any firearms safety or training course.

Active-duty military personnel may submit copies of any of the following documents that confirm your experience with a firearm gained during service:

  • Common Access Card or other form of official military identification.
  • Military orders including call to active-duty letter.
  • A statement of military service signed by, or at the direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters which identifies you and provides your date of entry for your current active-duty period.

Note: Former military personnel can submit a DD-214 long form reflecting honorable discharge from military service.

You can schedule an appointment online or call our office at 239.533.6073 to make your appointment.