Massachusetts License to Carry Course

This Course Is Required When Applying For:

Massachusetts License to Carry (resident or non-resident)

Interested in Pistol Permits in more than one State?

Check out our Multi-State Combo Course Page


There are no prerequisites to attend the course.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are applying for a non-resident Massachusetts Pistol Permit you must be a holder of your home state pistol permit.


This one day course includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. Students learn rules for safe gun handling; pistol parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; two handed standing position; cleaning the pistol; and continued opportunities for skill development. There is a test on the course material at the end of the classroom potion of class followed by live fire shooting at the range. Upon successful completion of the course students will receive a certificate that is required when applying for a Massachusetts License to Carry.


Classroom: 1481 Southford Road, Southbury, CT 06488

Range: Bridgeport Shooting Range 1918 Stratford Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06607


$125. A $25 deposit* is required to register. *$25 deposit is non-refundable, but may be transferred to a future class if you cannot attend the original class.

$100 Private Course Fee.  If you are interested in setting up a private class the fee is $100 and may be divided up between however many people you have joining you for class.  Email Laurie to schedule:

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