What's required to obtain an Arizona concealed firearm permit?

Answer: Applicants must: (1) be a resident of this state or a United States citizen; (2) be twenty-one years of age or older; (3) not be under indictment for a felony offense; (4) not be convicted of a felony offense, unless the conviction has been expunged, set aside, vacated or pardoned, or the individuals right to possess firearms has be restored AND the individual must not be a prohibited possessor under state or federal law. (5) not suffer from mental illness and been adjudicated mentally incompetent or committed to a mental institution; (6) not be unlawfully present in the United States; (7) complete a firearms safety training program. 

After completing the training course you must call the AZ Department of Public Safety (800 256-6280) and request an application packet (IF you did not receive an application at the course). Once you receive your application packet you will need to return it with the following: (1) Two sets of fingerprints; (2) Legal Heat certificate of completion (or photocopy of Utah permit); (3) Completed application; (4) Payment to the AZ DPS for $60. 

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The application packet (including the above-mentioned materials) should be mailed to:

Arizona Department of Public Safety - CWPU
P.O. Box 6488
Phoenix, Arizona 85005

For more information click here to visit the Arizona Department of Public Safety website.

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