Recommended instructors:

Don Sloan 775-440-1347 (renewals ONLY, trains in Carson City)

Jim Collins, JC, 775-843-9870 (basic and renewals).

Big Shot Indoor Range 775-853-6272

 Washoe County list of instructors:

Washoe residents, get your appointment to apply ASAP, but AFTER you take your class:

Carson City Instructors:

Churchill County Instructors:

Lyon County ONLINE application (after class completion):

Fernley Instructors: Nevada Concealed Carry (775)229-0936

Douglas County Instructors: :

Non-residents: You MUST apply/renew in the county where you TRAIN, so understand there are significant delays  just to apply) in Washoe County (best to train/apply in a different county).

Winnemucca (Humboldt): Sherri (preferred) for quick same-day response OR text (775) 560-2741 – phone messages are the least effective  for communication)

How do I apply for the permits? NOTE: Nevada permits must be applied for in-person, within one year AFTER class, at Sheriff’s Office in County of residence ( NON-residents apply in county of training). We train for ALL Nevada counties – permits are valid in the entire state of NV and 31 other states!

 What is the cost of the state permit(s)? Nevada Permit cost is $100.25 new/$65.25 renewal for 5 years, apply in-person weekdays. *Utah ( 5 years for $67) and Florida ( $112 for 7 years) applications are mailed in; Oregon ($65 for 4 years) apply in-person in Oregon. All permits are mailed back (30-120 days). Combo of permits = 35+ states.  Paperwork is valid for one year to apply, must be 21 years old.



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  • Kelly is very knowledgeable. Great speaker and knows her stuff! Allan Too 🙂 Gun safety is very important!” “I found the class to be very informative. It kept my attention. never day-dreamed:)

    Fernley, NV

  • Third time taking this course from Armed and Safe and I will never go anywhere else. They make this course fun and entertaining. You guys are the best. Range staff was very professional and Kelly is a great instructor.

    Reno, NV

  • Teachers were great. They kept my attention and made taking this course fun! Very easy to listen to for 8-hours and always safe.

    Reno, NV

  • Great class! Instruction was entertaining. (Staff) was extremely helpful at the range.

    Fernley, NV

  • The class was very informative. I like the humor between long sessions of law and basics. I also liked the professional range staff

    Reno, NV

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Who we are

We are the area’s most-referred CCW course because we are thorough on safety, Nevada law, resources, concealment options, etc. We use a curriculum that is easy to follow  so you are able to retain the class material, understand the responsibility that comes with carrying a concealed weapon. We have been teaching CCW classes and NRA instructor classes in the Reno area for over 18 years and are always finding better ways to teach and the best topics to cover.