CT Pistol Permits
This class is required to obtain a permit to buy or carry a handgun in Connecticut. This permit also satisfies the requirements to buy ammunition, shotguns and rifles in Connecticut.
The course is conducted in two separate phases:
Phase 1 is online through the NRA Learning Management System (LMS).
Phase 2 is the instructor led training portion of the course at Ramapoo.
Students must first complete Phase 1 (online). This may take several hours and once completed students have to attend Phase 2 (at Ramapoo) within 90 days. When signing up for the online phase students will be required to set up a PIN # and will have access to the digital handbook. A copy of the NRA Guide: Basics of Pistol Shooting will then be mailed by the NRA.
Students will find the online phase of the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Course at https://onlinetraining.nra.org
Fees: The fee for Phase 1 is $60, payable to the NRA when enrolling online.
The fee for Phase 2 is $150, payable to Ramapoo (check or cash).
The Ramapoo classes for Phase 2 are held on the first and second Wednesday of each month beginning at 6:30 pm. Students must attend both Wednesday evening classes.
classes at Ramapoo are conducted by Certified NRA Instructors and
stress safety while providing the basic knowledge and skills
necessary for owning and using a handgun. Classes fill quickly.
Students must pre-register for Phase 2 at least three weeks in
advance, in person, and pay the fee of $150 at the Club when staffed
on Monday or Tuesday evenings (from 7:30 to 9:30 pm) or on Sunday
afternoons (from 1:00 to 4:00 pm). Please check the calendar on the
to confirm that the club is staffed.
All applicants must be at least 21 years old and be able to lawfully handle handguns in accordance with state and federal statutes.
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