Oregon Concealed Carry Training

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Apply for your Oregon concealed carry permit just 90 minutes from right now. Our online class Introduction to Pistol Safety meets all training requirements to apply for your Oregon handgun permit. Take the class all at once, or piece by piece on your own schedule. When you’re finished, just take your application, check, and training course certificate to your local sheriff’s office. We know you’ll be satisfied, so we stand behind our training with a money-back guarantee. Get started now by using the green button on the right!  If you need to print your certificate to apply for your permit, the cost is only $49.99, about half the cost of an in-person class.

About Our Course

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Our Oregon class includes instruction on firearms handling, gun safety, and handgun storage and transportation. Whether you are new to firearms, or just want to brush up on your safety habits, the Introduction to Pistol Safety class is an enjoyable and rewarding chance to sharpen your skills. The course is filmed and edited in a professional film studio to ensure a seamless and entertaining experience. Taught by a state certified firearms instructor, the content is relevant, up to date, and built on years of training and field experience. Take a look for yourself; the class is offered free to everyone. Gun safety is an indispensable skill, so American Firearms Training provides the class for free to anyone who needs the training. No hidden agenda, it’s just good for our community. Thousands of Oregonians have already taken the course. If you want to apply for your Oregon concealed carry permit after completing the class, just pay $49.99 and print out your completion certificate.

How the Class Works

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The Oregon gun safety class is completely online, with nothing to install or download to your computer. In fact, you don’t need a computer at all; the course can be viewed on a tablet or smart phone as well. All you will need is an email, internet access, and 90 minutes. The content is divided into seven short sections with a corresponding multiple choice quiz. At the end there is a brief test to review the previous sections. You can view the content and take the quizzes and tests as many times as needed. We will remember your place if you need to take a break, so you can come back later and pick up right where you left off.

Class to Application in 90 Minutes

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From concealed carry to recreational shooting, your success in gun safety is our goal here at AFT. Sign up today and take steps to protect your family, exercise your constitutional rights, and feel safer. The class takes only 90 minutes, and we guarantee it will be worth your time and peace of mind. With nowhere to travel, and following your own schedule, you can start the class right away and be finished in just an hour and a half. Signup only takes about a minute, then you can be on your way toward better gun safety and applying for your Oregon concealed carry permit. Good luck and shoot safe!

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Apply for Your Oregon Concealed Carry Permit

     1.  Demonstrate firearm competence through a certificate or an affidavit from a certified instructor.  Our class, Introduction to Pistol Safety fills this requirement.

     2.  Fill out the Oregon Concealed Carry Application for the county in which you are applying, at your local sheriff's office.

     3.  Submit both of these documents to the sheriff, along with a $40 check for the sheriff's department to process the application and a $15 check for the Oregon State Police to run the background check.

You will be fingerprinted and your photograph will be taken for your license.  Turn around times can vary.  Your permit will be good for 4 years.


Oregon Concealed Carry Laws

From O.S. § 166.291:

(1) The sheriff of a county, upon a person’s application for an Oregon concealed handgun license, upon receipt of the appropriate fees and after compliance with the procedures set out in this section, shall issue the person a concealed handgun license if the person:

(a)(A) Is a citizen of the United States; or

(B) Is a legal resident alien who can document continuous residency in the county for at least six months and has declared in writing to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services the intent to acquire citizenship status and can present proof of the written declaration to the sheriff at the time of application for the license;

(b) Is at least 21 years of age;

(c) Is a resident of the county;

(d) Has no outstanding warrants for arrest;

(e) Is not free on any form of pretrial release;

(f) Demonstrates competence with a handgun by any one of the following:

(A) Completion of any hunter education or hunter safety course approved by the State Department of Fish and Wildlife or a similar agency of another state if handgun safety was a component of the course;

(B) Completion of any National Rifle Association firearms safety or training course if handgun safety was a component of the course;

(C) Completion of any firearms safety or training course or class available to the general public offered by law enforcement, community college, or private or public institution or organization or firearms training school utilizing instructors certified by the National Rifle Association or a law enforcement agency if handgun safety was a component of the course;

(D) Completion of any law enforcement firearms safety or training course or class offered for security guards, investigators, reserve law enforcement officers or any other law enforcement officers if handgun safety was a component of the course;

(E) Presents evidence of equivalent experience with a handgun through participation in organized shooting competition or military service;

(F) Is licensed or has been licensed to carry a firearm in this state, unless the license has been revoked; or

(G) Completion of any firearms training or safety course or class conducted by a firearms instructor certified by a law enforcement agency or the National Rifle Association if handgun safety was a component of the course;

(g) Has never been convicted of a felony or found guilty, except for insanity under ORS 161.295, of a felony;

(h) Has not been convicted of a misdemeanor or found guilty, except for insanity under ORS 161.295, of a misdemeanor within the four years prior to the application;

(i) Has not been committed to the Oregon Health Authority under ORS 426.130;

(j) Has not been found to be a person with mental illness and is not subject to an order under ORS 426.130 that the person be prohibited from purchasing or possessing a firearm as a result of that mental illness;

(k) Has been discharged from the jurisdiction of the juvenile court for more than four years if, while a minor, the person was found to be within the jurisdiction of the juvenile court for having committed an act that, if committed by an adult, would constitute a felony or a misdemeanor involving violence, as defined in ORS 166.470;

(l) Has not been convicted of an offense involving controlled substances or participated in a court-supervised drug diversion program, except this disability does not operate to exclude a person if:

(A) The person has been convicted only once of violating ORS 475.864 (3)(c) and has not completed a court-supervised drug diversion program under ORS 135.907; or

(B) The person has completed a court-supervised drug diversion program under ORS 135.907 and has not been convicted of violating ORS 475.864 (3)(c);

(m) Is not subject to a citation issued under ORS 163.735 or an order issued under ORS 30.866, 107.700 to 107.735 or 163.738;

(n) Has not received a dishonorable discharge from the Armed Forces of the United States; and

(o) Is not required to register as a sex offender in any state.


Oregon Sheriff's Departments

If you have any questions, or need directions to your sheriff's office, click on your county below.

Baker Douglas Lake Sherman
Benton Gilliam Lane Tillamook
Clackamas Grant Lincoln Umatilla
Clatsop Harney Linn Union
Columbia Hood River Malheur Wallowa
Coos Jackson Marion Wasco
Crook Jefferson Morrow Washington
Curry Josephine Multnomah Wheeler
Deschutes Klamath Polk Yahmill

If you have questions about our course, feel free to email us at info@shootsafe.org.  Make sure you include your name, the state whose permit you are pursuing, and if you need a call back, a phone number.  We're happy to help.