We are currently offering classes for the Maryland Handgun Qualification License (HQL) firearms safety training requirement. This Firearms Safety Training Course shall consist of a minimum of 4 hours of instruction and affirm the applicant’s safe operation of the firearm, thus a range qualification is required. Therefore, allow a minimum of 5 hours to complete our class.
Applicants are responsible for managing the application process online using MyLicense. MyLicense can be accessed at the following page:
You are responsible for determining if you require attending the Firearms Safety Training Course in order to apply for the HQL.
All HQL applicants are required to provide fingerprint data via a LiveScan service provider. We recommend American Identity Solutions for this service. We will provide you additional information at class.
To register for class you must provide your full legal name (per your driver's license or passport), valid current address (no post office box), phone number(s), e-mail address, and birth date. Please provide an explanation if you have had previous experience handling a firearm. Although this is not required, it is helpful knowledge for us to have in order to provide a customized class for you. Email this information to [masked]
Upon receipt of the requested information you will receive a confirmation of registration in the comments section below. All class fees must be paid in advance and are non-refundable. If you cancel you will be able to reschedule. You may only reschedule twice.
By paying the fee you agree to sign our waiver.
The class will cover the following:
State Firearm Law
Home Firearm Safety
Handgun Mechanism and Operation
Use of a Firearm
Cost: $120 per person, includes, materials, range fees, firearms, hearing and eye protection, and ammunition for the range qualification
Contact Jennifer Wisner @[masked] for any questions