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Where can I legally carry (concealed) with my Ohio CHL / CCW Permit? Lots of states. If you add the Florida permit (which is issued to non-residents by mail) you gain even more.
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Ohio CCW / CHL Training Requirements

Ohio Conceal Carry Law Manual Training and Competency Certification
Before you obtain an Ohio license to carry a concealed handgun, you will need proof of your competency certification. You receive this by completing our CHL / CCW class we offer in the Cincinnati and Dayton areas.

Minimum Educational Requirements
The total time required for training is 12 hours: 10 hours of instruction and another two hours of experience shooting a handgun. The law requires at least 10 hours of certified training in the following matters:
  • The ability to name, explain, and demonstrate the rules for safe handling of a handgun and proper storage practices for handguns and ammunition;
  • The ability to demonstrate and explain how to handle ammunition in a safe manner;
  • The ability to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to shoot a handgun in a safe manner;

    Additionally, you must have two hours of practical training, including range time and live-fire experience. The applicant also must complete an examination that tests his competency. The test must include a written section on the ability to name and explain the rules for the safe handling of a handgun and proper storage practices for handguns and ammunition. Additionally, the exam must include a physical demonstration of competency on handgun usage and rules for safe handling and storage of a handgun. It also must require a physical demonstration of the attitude necessary to shoot a handgun in a safe manner.


  • Castle Doctrine and Stand Your Ground Laws

    What do these mean? Castle Doctrine generally encompasses the idea that a person does not have a duty to retreat from the residence he lawfully occupies before using force in self-defense or defense of another.

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    NRA CHL / CCW Classes

    Serving Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio
  • Schedule to be updated Soon

  • If you register 5 students, the 6th is free.
    Should you want to take the class on a date that is not listed, let us know. We will schedule a new class with as few as 2 students. Contact Us.

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