Any person or business seeking approval of a Concealed Carry License Firearms Curriculum must review the Firearm Concealed Carry Act (the Act) in its entirety and
understand the rules and requirements listed therein. See 430 ILCS 66/1 et. seq. You must verify your curriculum
meets the requirements set forth in Section 75 of the Act, and the administrative rules adopted thereunder.
Request Concealed Carry Curriculum Approval
Approved instructors must use only approved curriculum when teaching applicants for an Illinois Concealed Carry License. To submit a request for curriculum approval, complete the Request for Approval of a Concealed Carry License Firearms Curriculum form and mail to the address provided on the form.
Along with their approval from the Department, instructors will receive a packet containing instructions
further explaining the training process. A unique identification number will be issued to each instructor and for each approved curriculum.
A Certificate of Completion form that the instructors will issue to class attendees upon successful completion of training will also be included
in the packet or can be downloaded at any time from this page.
Below is a list of businesses/instructors with curriculum approved by the Illinois State Police.
Illinois Concealed Carry Approved Curriculum