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Official Montana Firearms Safety Course

Take this Montana–approved course to complete the online education for your Montana Concealed Weapons Permit. is a delegated provider for the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.

Do you need Montana Firearm education?

You must complete and pass this course to get a Montana Concealed Weapons Permit.

Get certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study and pass the $25.00 online course.

  2. Complete your application.

  3. Receive your Montana permit.

Montana Concealed Handgun Permit Requirements

Non-resident Permit Requirements

Montana issues concealed carry permits to residents only. Nonresidents are not eligible to apply for a concealed carry permit in the state of Montana.

Resident Permit Requirements

  • You must have been a Montana resident for at least six months
  • You must be a U.S. citizen
  • You must be at least 18 years old
  • You must complete a concealed carry or firearms safety course

Issuing Authority

Montana Concealed Weapons Permits are issued by the Montana Department of Justice. For a formal concealed permit application, contact your local sheriff’s office.

What to Expect From Concealed Carry Ed

Live‐Action, High‐Definition Videos

Our course videos feature a combination of professional educators (who double as professional actors), entertaining storylines, and up‐to‐date scenarios that give you one of the most effective ways to learn safe handgun-shooting practices.

Comprehensive Concealed Carry Education Content

This official training program is developed to meet the standards for online concealed carry education in Montana.

The course includes easy-to-understand handgun safety instructions and self-defense information. Whether you're an experienced shooter or a first-time handgun owner, this concealed carry course will prepare you to carry a handgun safely and responsibly.

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Handgun Information in Montana

Handgun regulations and laws are established by federal, state, and local governments. For information about these regulations and laws, visit the following websites.

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Learn Your Way on Any Device

Concealed Carry Ed offers online courses that are fully mobile-friendly from start to finish. This safety course is designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.

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Saved Progress

You may complete the course at your own pace. The course can be completed in one sitting or a little at a time over several days. Log in and out at any time, and we'll keep track of your progress. Most students finish the course in a few hours.

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Montana Approved

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Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
1420 E. Sixth Ave.
P.O. Box 200701 Helena, MT 59620-0701

Made in the U.S.A.

This safety course is proudly made to serve students, agencies, and organizations worldwide.

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We’re people, not robots.

Your Concealed Carry Ed course comes with a dedicated customer service team made up of real people, not robots. We’re here to provide assistance to you through all channels—phone, email, and chat.

We’re available to help you:

Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm CST
Sat-Sun 8am to 5pm CST
1-800-830-2268 (toll free)

Members of the Kalkomey Support Team