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SOLANO COUNTY
CCW REQUIREMENTS

CCW Overview

What Do I Take?

INITIAL PERMIT (8 hours):

CCW 1

Take after Sheriff approves your background

 

 

 

RENEWAL PERMIT (4 hours):

CCW 1

Take before submitting the on-line application

SUPPLEMENTAL TRAINING:

If you are concerned about passing the live fire qualification, we offer a Basic Pistol class and private lessons to prepare you for success.  For supplemental training, follow up with our CCW 2, Basic Pistol, and Home Defense classes.

Qualification

Target:

12" X 16" target

Stages:

  1. 3 yard line: 5 rounds, two hands

  2. 3 yard line: 5 rounds, Strong hand only

  3. 5 yard line:  5 rounds, two hands

  4. 5 yard line: 5 rounds, two hands in 30 seconds

  5. 5 yard line: 5 rounds, reload, 5 rounds in 2 minutes

  6. 7 yard line: 10 rounds, two hands

  7. 10 yard line: 5 rounds, two hands

  8. 10 yard line: 5 rounds, two hands

Total rounds: 50

 

Passing Score: 

35/50 or 70%

Maximum number of pistols: 3

TESTIMONIALS

CCW 1: "The awesome knowledge, skill, and patience of the instructors made me feel

safe, welcomed, and encouraged."

SARAH

"CCW 1: With decades and decades of experience, the instructors have, not only was the classroom instruction spot on, but the dry fire exercises were great training."

MALCOLM

Basic Pistol: "I would 100% (recommend this course). This is definitely the way to go to be more knowledgeable and skillful."

NORMA

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