Illinois law requires those with a concealed carry license renew their license every 5 years. A part of the Concealed Carry License Renewal process is to take a class. The purpose of the Concealed Carry License Renewal class is to bring students up to date with changes to the concealed carry law and criminal code, as well as any other laws as they apply.
Update: Illinois State Police have begun accepting renewal applications. Take a class now.
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If you haven’t yet taken your first concealed carry class please visit: Illinois Concealed Carry Training Class.
Concealed Carry License Renewal Class Topics of Discussion
- Refresher in regards to the Concealed Carry Law including Ownership, Storage & Transport of a firearm.
- Refresher in regards to the Firearm Owner Identification (FOID) act.
- Relevant topics in regards to the criminal code including Use of Force in Defense of Person, Dwelling & Other Property.
- Changes to the Concealed Carry Law since its’ passage.
- Firearm Handling including the basics as well as drawing from concealment and Live fire qualification with a firearm.
Who is eligible for the Concealed Carry License Renewal Class?
Those who have had an Illinois Firearm Concealed Carry license for nearly 5 years are eligible for this class. If you haven’t yet taken your first concealed carry class please visit: Illinois Concealed Carry Training Class.
Common Illinois Concealed Carry Renewal Questions
Will fingerprints be required? Finger prints are not required for the Illinois Concealed carry license. Neither for the original concealed carry license nor will they be required for renewals.
When can I apply for renewal of my concealed carry license? You may apply for renewal of your Illinois Concealed Carry License within 120 days of expiration.
Where do I renew my Illinois concealed carry license? After taking your class, you would apply at www.ispfsb.com The application process is very much the same as the original application. Applications by phone are also available, however it is unlikely the ISP will answer the call due to an overwhelming volume of calls.
What if my license expires? An Illinois concealed carry license is invalid if expired, unless you have applied for renewal in which case it shall remain active until processed by the Illinois State Police.
Alpha Koncepts also offers beginning pistol training classes as well as defensive pistol training classes. We offer public classes as well as private groups. Contact Alpha Koncepts today for more information on any of the firearm training classes that we offer.
Alpha Koncepts is affiliated with the National Rifle Association as well as the Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network. Instructors are certified by the National Rifle Association as well as the Illinois State Police.