How to get a gun license for personal protection

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The second amendment of the constitution which allows an individual to keep and bear Arms, permits the right to obtain a gun license for personal protection. This right of protection allows that a US citizen may defend himself/herself as long as he/she abides to the conditions and restrictions of their gun license. The act of acquiring a gun license for the state in relation to the gun user undergoes the process of gun safety courses, firearms identification application, and turning in all necessary documentation and fees to the local police department. You can find more information on this for Virginia here.

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How to get a gun license for personal protection

  1. 1. You Can Own A Gun (For Now) The second amendment of the constitution which allows an individual to keep and bear Arms, permits the right to obtain a gun license for personal protection. This right of protection allows that a US citizen may defend himself/herself as long as he/she abides to the conditions and restrictions of their gun license. The act of acquiring a gun license for the state in relation to the gun user undergoes the process of gun safety courses, firearms identification application, and turning in all necessary documentation and fees to the local police department. You can find more information on this for Virginia Get A License In order to get a license for personal protection, a citizen must first meet the requirements of gun ownership. The applicant must be at least 21 years of age, must be a US citizen, must have no prior convictions or restraining orders, and must comply with the standards of mental health. These requirements are substantial to determining an applicants ability to be responsible with a personal firearm. If the applicant fits all of these descriptions, he/she may proceed with the process of obtaining a gun license. Applicants should keep in mind that a gun license permits use of personal firearms in the counties of which applied for and all fees are non refundable. Safety And Knowledge The first important factor of acquiring a gun license is obtaining the knowledge of safety and proper use of firearms regardless of your shooting experience. This ensures that a gun user is prepared to operating a firearm safely and within reasonable means. These courses consists of a curriculum based on handgun use, state laws, and unit quizzes/tests. Students receive a Handgun Safety Certificate upon completion of meeting the educational standards of his/her courses (pass exam). This certification is required when submitting documentation and fees to obtain a gun license. Gun License Courses After passing courses, it is time to complete a Gun Licensing Application Form for personal protection. These applications can be found and printed from government websites in relation to the state of which the gun owner will be operating his/her firearm or contact a local office of Public Safety and Security. This application form consist of series of questions to indicate what type of gun license is being applied for and compile personal information of the applicant. Several personal references and an explanation (personal protection) may be requested to complete the licensing form. It is important that all information is correct for approval and a valid date and signature is signed. Documentation to Local Police PrintFriendly.com: Print web pages, create PDFs http://www.printfriendly.com/print/?source=site&url=http://www.caliberlife.com/blog/get-gun-l... 1 of 2 6/25/2014 10:34 PM Now that all safety requirements have been met and documentation has been properly filled, it is time to submit all documentation and fees to the local police department. This consist of a printed copy of Handgun Safety Certificate, Gun Licensing Application Form, and application fee in accordance to the type of gun license. Upon review of your filed documentation, it is on behalf of the Police Department to record the applicant’s fingerprints and run a thorough background check with the provided information. Once eligibility has been confirmed for allowance of a gun license, the Police Department will then provide you with the time frame of which an applicant may receive his/her gun license. This licensing process ensures that all applicants have done their part in informing legal authorities of their gun ownership. American citizens are not authorized to operate person firearms if the legal system doesn’t concur. To keep both individuals and their families safe, citizens should file for a gun license of personal protection with a Safety Certificate and Proper Gun License Form. Josh Wann at Latest posts by Josh Wann ( ) - June 15, 2014 - June 12, 2014 - June 7, 2014 PrintFriendly.com: Print web pages, create PDFs http://www.printfriendly.com/print/?source=site&url=http://www.caliberlife.com/blog/get-gun-l... 2 of 2 6/25/2014 10:34 PM

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