FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
Q. Can I pay cash at the door?
A. YES. Be advised we do not accept credit cards or checks in person.
Q. What is included in the tuition cost for the Utah Concealed Firearm Permit course?
A. Tuition includes fingerprinting (which is required by the Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification). Passport photos are included. Also each class participant packet contains: class handouts of material covered plus much more (DVD), an FBI fingerprint card, a Utah Non-Resident CFP application, and a self-addressed envelope to mail in all of the paperwork. We don’t charge extra for things that you need!
Q. Are there any disqualifying criteria?
A. Yes, there are a variety of “crimes” that can restrict you from obtaining your Utah Non-Resident CFP. Below is the application background check. Most common deniable conviction is a DUI/DWI alcohol related offense – 3 years must have passed since your case was “settled” to be approved by Utah. IF YOU’D LIKE TO SPEAK WITH SOMEONE IN UTAH ABOUT YOUR “OFFENSE”, PLEASE CALL THEM AT (801) 965-4445 8AM-5PM MOUNTAIN TIME. THEY’RE REALLY NICE PEOPLE WHO CAN ASSIST YOU IN SOLVING ANY ISSUES THAT MAY HAVE COME UP IN YOUR PAST LIFE. Remember, the final decision is with the state of Utah.
Q. Why are some classes cheaper or more expensive than others?
A. Tuition cost is kept to a minimum, depending on the cost of the venue to our company. You’ll sometimes see that different locations have different prices for the class. Some class venues are more expensive than others. Fund raising classes can vary. We do this full time for a living. We are dedicated to you. We have over 10,700 students under our belts in the last 4 years alone! Watch the fine print ..some of our fellow instructors charge as much as $20-25 for a fingerprint card and some $10-15 for a passport photo. It’s important that the training you receive is accomplished by an instructor who knows what they’re talking about, and has had the classroom experience to provide an engaging presentation, without pressure or intimidation.
Q. What is the Utah Concealed Firearm Permit and why is it so popular?
A. The Utah Concealed Firearm Permit (CFP) is one of the most sought-after permits because with it, law-abiding citizens may legally carry a firearm concealed in 30+ states. This CFP course is also very popular due to a stress free and zero intimidation factor environment.
Q. Are there application fees to apply for a Utah Concealed Firearm Permit?
A. Yes, there is a fee to apply for the 5 year Utah Non-Resident Firearm Permit. The cost is only $63.25 and must be paid to the Bureau of Criminal Identification when you mail in all of your paperwork to the state of Utah. You do not have to pay these fees at class time. You have a year to send in your application.
Q. How would you describe the Utah Concealed Firearm Permit (CFP) course?
A. The Utah CFP course is a scheduled 4 hour classroom based course taught by our NRA certified & Utah BCI certified instructors. Course instruction includes the following introductory topics: handgun safety rules, handgun parts and operation, ammunition, fundamentals of shooting, safe firearms handling, Utah criminal & traffic code, U.S. federal firearms regulations, BCI administration policy, practical and legal considerations, and more.
Q. I live in Pennsylvania or Delaware, what do I need?
A. You’ll need your home state permit when you mail in the application. You have a year to obtain your home state permit. After you have your home state permit, you’ll make a copy of both sides of it and mail it in with your application to Utah.
Q. I live in New Jersey or Maryland, what do I need?
A. You only need some form of ID to take the class and obtain your Utah non-resident concealed carry permit that is valid in 30 other states. You will be able to carry concealed in 30+ other states. This permit will NOT allow you to carry in NJ or MD.
Q. Which states have reciprocity and recognition with Non-Resident Utah?
A. The Non-Resident Utah Concealed Firearm Permit is valid in the blue and green states on the map. Be advised that some states have constitutional carry. Because laws frequently change, it is important to keep informed and understand the applicable firearm laws of the states with which you would plan to visit.
Here is a map that shows the states honoring the Utah Non-Resident Permit.
(Be Advised – this is a third party link. This is only to give you an idea and is not the final word or law pertaining to the Utah Non-Resident Permit)
Credits to our friends at www.USACarry.com as of 01/01/2019. This map is not to be used as a legal document.
Q. What do I need to bring with me to the class?
A. You will need to bring:
- Drivers License or any form of some sort of “official” ID.
- A positive attitude.
- If the hours of the class take you through lunch or dinner time, bring a snack. Always bring a drink if you’d like. Wi-Fi is touch and go in each establishment.
- Bring your GLASSES! You’ll have to write for a bit and watch a projection screen or big screen TV.
Q. Do you offer this course on the road? Could I host a class for my friends, church, or organization, or as a fund raiser?
A. Absolutely! We would be honored to have you host this classroom based course for your friends, church, or organization/fund raiser. We require a minimum amount of students, based on the distance we have to travel. Our usual home style private class is 10 students. Please contact us to discuss the possibilities. For large venues and fund raising, 50-75 students in not uncommon. Once again contact us at 800-856-6940 or email us at Register@LockandLoadAcademy.com
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