Online Concealed Carry Course for Legal Carry in Utah

Completing our online course will allow you to apply for your Virginia Nonresident Concealed Handgun Permit which is honored in the state of Utah.

Do you need Concealed Carry education?

Some counties require education to legally carry a concealed firearm in the state of Utah.

Carry Legally in Utah with the Online Course

Utah residents and nonresidents can apply for the Virginia Nonresident Concealed Handgun Permit. Simply complete our online concealed carry course and apply for your permit. Your permit is honored in the state of Utah, as well as 28 other states.

The Virginia Nonresident Concealed Handgun Permit only requires completion of our online training course. You are not required to complete an in-person training component.

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Opt for In-Person Classroom and Firearms Training

You may receive firearms familiarity training in-person through a course provider who has been approved by the State of Utah. According to Utah state law, you must complete an in-person training course. Utah’s permit licensing does not allow for the training course to be completed online.

If I Opt for In-Person Training, How Do I Apply for My Utah Concealed Carry Permit?

  1. Verify requirements with your local law enforcement agency
    We recommend that you confirm all concealed carry application requirements with your local law enforcement agency.
  2. Complete your in-person training
    A state-approved firearms familiarity course will provide instruction on current Utah law related to firearms, including concealed carry statutes and rules, and the use of deadly force by private citizens.
  3. Submit your completed application to the Bureau of Criminal Identification
    Print your Utah concealed carry application here. The application may be mailed or submitted in-person to the BCI at their Salt Lake City location. You must pay the required fees, complete all required training and submit all required supplemental forms and materials.
  4. Submit a recent passport-sized (2" x 2") color photo
    You can obtain a passport-sized photo at many photo shops, drug stores, grocery stores, and other businesses that handle photo development. You can also opt to have your photograph taken at the BCI.
  5. Submit fingerprints for processing
    Fingerprint services are available from the BCI or may be offered through your local law enforcement agency.

Utah Resident Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years old
  • Must pass a background check
  • Must have a clean mental health background
  • Not be an unlawful user of, or addicted to any controlled substance
  • Not be convicted of a felony or other disallowed criminal offense
  • For a complete list of state requirements as outlined by the Utah State Legislature, click here.

    Utah Nonresident Requirements

    Nonresidents are eligible to apply for a Utah Concealed Carry Permit, provided that they possess a concealed carry permit from their state of residence. Nonresidents looking to apply must reside in a state that shares concealed carry reciprocity with Utah and must additionally submit proof of their concealed carry permit from their home state.

    Utah Concealed Carry Reciprocity

    The following states recognize the Utah Concealed Carry Permit:
    AL, AK, AR, AZ, CO*, DE*, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, ME, MI*, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH*, OH, OK, PA*, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

    Utah honors concealed carry permits from all states in the U.S.

    *Resident Permit Only

    Utah Concealed Carry Reciprocity Map
    This map is accurate as of October 2017.