Please bring valid identification, pen and paper to take notes.  Everything else will be
provided.

Will there be shooting required in this class
No.  There will not be any shooting in this class.  However, there will be a hands on
demonstration of loading and unloading a firearm.  We will provide the firearms.  Do not
bring your own firearm to the class.

How do I apply for my CCW?
Please visit the Wisconsin Department of Justice website for application instructions and
other information regarding the Wisconsin CCW Laws.

How many states

Who is eligible for a CCW?
In order to obtain a CCW license, the applicant must:
  1. Be 21 years of age or older.
  2. Not be prohibited from possessing a firearm under state or federal law.
  3. Not have been ordered as a condition of bail or release in a criminal case
  4. from possessing a dangerous weapon.
  5. Be a Wisconsin resident.
  6. Have provided proof of the firearms training required for a license.
  7. (see Training Requirement below)

Who is not eligible for a CCW?
Under state law the following persons are prohibited from possessing a firearm: Wis. Stat.
§ 941.29.
In addition to persons a court has ordered as a condition of release on bail to be
prohibited from possessing a dangerous weapon (see above), a person is prohibited
under §§ 941.29(1) and (2) from possessing a firearm if any of the following apply:

1. The person has been convicted of a felony in Wisconsin. Wis. Stat. § 941.29(1)(a).
Unless the person has been pardoned of the felony and has been expressly authorized to
possess a firearm under 18 USC app. 1203; or has been relieved of disabilities under 18
USC 925(c). Wis. Stat. § 941.29(5).

2. The person has been convicted of a crime elsewhere that would be a felony if convicted
in Wisconsin. Wis. Stat. § 941.29(1)(b). Unless the person has been pardoned of the
felony and has been expressly authorized to possess a firearm under 18 USC app. 1203;
or has been relieved of disabilities under 18 USC 925(c). Wis. Stat. § 941.29(5).

3. The person was adjudicated delinquent for an act committed on or after April 21, 1994,
that if committed by an adult in this state would be a felony. Wis. Stat. § 941.29(1)(bm).
Unless a court subsequently determines that the person is not likely to act in a manner
dangerous to public safety. Wis. Stat. § 941.29(8).)

4. The person was found not guilty of a felony in Wisconsin by reason of mental disease or
defect. Wis. Stat § 941.29(1)(c). Unless, a court subsequently determines that: 1) the
person is no longer insane or no longer has a mental disease, defect or illness, AND 2)
the person is not likely to act in a manner dangerous to public safety. Wis. Stat. § 941.29
(7).

5. The person was found not guilty or not responsible for a crime elsewhere that would be
a felony in this state by reason of insanity or mental illness, disease or defect. Wis. Stat. §
941.29(1)(d). Unless, a court subsequently determines that: 1) the person is no longer
insane or no longer has a mental disease, defect or illness, AND 2) the person is not likely
to act in a manner dangerous to public safety. Wis. Stat. § 941.29(7).

6. The person has been committed to treatment under s. 51.20(13)(a) and ordered not to
possess a firearm under § 51.20(13(cv)1. Wis. Stat. § 941.29(1)(e). Unless the prohibition
has been cancelled. Wis. Stat. § 941.20(9)(a).)

7. The person has been ordered not to possess a firearm under any of §§ 51.20(13)(cv)1,
51.45(13)(i)1, 54.10(3)(f)1, or 55.12(10)(a) (mentalhealth commitments). Wis. Stat. §
941.20(1)(em). Unless the court order has been cancelled. Wis. Stat. § 941.20(9b).

8. The person is enjoined under an injunction issued under § 813.12 or 813.122
(harassment or domestic abuse) or under a tribal injunction, as defined in § 813.12(1)(e),
issued by a court established by any federally recognized Wisconsin Indian tribe or band,
except the Menominee Indian tribe of Wisconsin, that includes notice to the respondent
that he or she is subject to the requirements and penalties under § 941.29 and that has
been filed under § 806.247(3). Wis. Stat. § 941.29(1)(f). Unless the person is a peace
officer and the person possesses a firearm while in the line of duty or, if required to do so
as a condition of employment, while off duty; OR, 2) the person is a member of the U.S.
armed forces or national guard and the person possesses a firearm while in the line of
duty. Wis. Stat. § 941.29(10).
(Note – the prohibition against firearm possession under this subsection does not apply to
any correctional officer employed before May 1, 1982, who is required to possess a
firearm as a condition of employment. This exemption applies if the officer is eligible to
possess a firearm under any federal law and applies while the officer is acting in an official
capacity. Wis. Stat. § 941.29(6).

Under federal law the following persons are prohibited from possessing a firearm that has
been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce, or possess in or affecting
commerce, any firearm or ammunition; or to receive any firearm or ammunition which has
been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce. 18 USC Ch. 44 § 922(g)(1)

-(9).
1 A person who has been convicted in any court of, a crime punishable by imprisonment
for a term exceeding one year;
2. A person who is a fugitive from justice;
3. A person who is an unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance (as defined
in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802));
4. A person who has been adjudicated as a mental defective or who has been committed
to a mental institution;
5. A person who, being an alien— (A) is illegally or unlawfully in the United States; or (B)
except as provided in subsection 18 USC 44 § 922(y)(2), has been admitted to the United
States under a nonimmigrant visa (as that term is defined in section 101(a)(26) of the
Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 (a)(26)); 6. A person who has been
discharged from the Armed Forces under dishonorable conditions; 7. A person who,
having been a citizen of the United States, has renounced his or her citizenship; 8. A
person who is subject to a court order that— (A) was issued after a hearing of which such
person received actual notice, and at which such person had an opportunity to participate;

(B) restrains such person from harassing, stalking, or threatening an intimate partner of
such person or child of such intimate partner or person, or engaging in other conduct that
would place an intimate partner in reasonable fear of bodily injury to the partner or child;
and (C) (i) includes a finding that such person represents a credible threat to the physical
safety of such intimate partner or child; or (ii) by its terms explicitly prohibits the use,
attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against such intimate partner or child
that would reasonably be expected to cause bodily injury; or 9. A person who has been
convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.