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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

Moving to Michigan with a valid carry permit CCW?

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 6 months. But, if you have a valid carry permit from the state you are moving from, the 6-month waiting period is waived.

You are considered a resident of this state once you have obtained a driver’s license, personal identification card, or register to vote in Michigan. (see the complete statute for military residency requirements).

Michigan does not recognize permits from other states unless you are a resident of that state, so once you do establish residency here, your out-of-state permit is not valid for concealed carry in Michigan.

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