Please go to the CLASS DATES tab for current prices & class dates.
Required online pre-registration, a deposit may be required to reserve your seat.
Required 4+ hour course for new purchasers of handguns in Maryland.
A person may not purchase, rent, or receive a handgun after October 1, 2013 unless they possess a valid Handgun Qualification License (HQL) issued by the Maryland State Police. Certain exceptions apply. The class will be instructed by a Qualified Handgun Instructor, and shall consist of instruction in the following minimum curricula:
*****MUST NOT BE A PROHIBITED PERSON*****
Required online pre-registration, to reserve your seat.
WHAT TO BRING
*****Do not bring any guns or ammunition*****
Training is valid for 3 years and must be completed prior to submitting an application for a Handgun Qualification License.
NOT INCLUDED: required digital LiveScan fingerprinting ($50-$65) and Maryland State license fee ($50.00).
****If you own a regulated firearm prior to October 1, 2013, you must apply for the Handgun Qualification License. However, you are exempt from the training component **
****No Refunds ****
https://emdsp.mdsp.org/egov/Login.aspx" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Maryland Department of State Police
Online Services (HQL) Login Page/ Application Page