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CPL Application FAQ

#1 Check your eligibility

Basic requirements are that you are:

If you have ever been arrested, found mentally incompetent, or just moved to Michigan, you will want to review the detailed list of prohibitions here. Continue reading CPL Application FAQ

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Concealed Pistol License Requirements

An applicant for a Michigan CPL (aka Concealed Pistol License) must:

1. Be at least 21 years of age to apply for the license (you can take the training anytime before that, the certificate is valid for 5 years).

2. Be a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted into the United States.

3. Be a legal resident of Michigan and reside in Michigan for at least six months immediately prior to application. An applicant is a resident of Michigan if one of the following applies: Continue reading Concealed Pistol License Requirements

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Moving to Michigan with a valid carry permit CCW?

Once you establish residency here in Michigan, your out of state permit is no longer valid.

Michigan’s CPL application requirements state that an applicant must be a citizen of the United States, a legal resident of Michigan, and have resided in this state for not less than the 6 months. But, if you have a valid carry permit from the state you are moving from the 6-month waiting period is waived. Continue reading Moving to Michigan with a valid carry permit CCW?

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CPL Application Photo

I’m not sure why our current Concealed Pistol License needs a photo on it. The CPL card must be carried with your state issued ID. Before 2000  a CPL didn’t have a photo on it (see photo above). Continue reading CPL Application Photo

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