Regular and Enhanced CCW classes coming soon.
Renewals by appointment only.

In the Little Rock area contact Lars

Know the law and stay legal.

The following PDFs can be found
at the Arkansas State Police website.





Ignorance of the law is no excuse.

At Little Rock Concealed Carry we will help you to understand the Arkansas law so you can carry a concealed weapon with safety and confidence. Uncertainty is seductive to the modern-day brigand; self-doubt is catnip to the urban highwayman. Confidence in your knowledge and ability will serve to protect you, and reduce your chance of confrontation.

Arkansas 89th General Assembly 
Arkansas Code – Free Public Access

The green states below have reciprocity agreements with the State of Arkansas.
Red is off limits for Arkansas CCW permits.

reciprocity map

Know the appropriate laws before traveling with a concealed handgun.

Do I qualify for an Arkansas CCW permit?

YOU MUST be a citizen of the United States of America; Due to the Court decision in Pot vs. Witt in United States District Court issued May 8, 2014, United States Citizenship is no longer required for Arkansas Concealed Handgun Carry licensure.

YOU MUST be a resident of the state and has been a resident continuously for ninety days (90) days or longer immediately preceding the filing of the application; However, this does not apply to any: Retired city, county, state, or federal law enforcement officer; or Active duty military personnel who submit documentation of their active duty status;

YOU MUST be twenty-one (21) years of age or older;

YOU CANNOT suffer from a mental or physical infirmity, which prevents the safe handling of a handgun;

YOU CANNOT have threatened or attempted suicide;

YOU HAVE NOT been convicted of a felony in a court of this state, of any other state, or of the United States without having been pardoned for same and had firearms possession rights restored;

YOU ARE NOT currently subject to any federal or state law, which makes it unlawful to receive, possess, or transport any firearm;

YOU MUST have your background check successfully completed through the Arkansas State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Instant Check System (NICS);

YOU CANNOT chronically or habitually abuse a controlled substance;

YOU CANNOT chronically or habitually use an alcoholic beverage;

YOU MUST desire a legal means to carry a concealed handgun to defend yourself;

YOU CANNOT have been adjudicated mentally incompetent;

YOU CANNOT have been voluntarily or involuntarily committed to a mental institution or mental health treatment facility;

YOU ARE NOT a fugitive from justice, or does not have an active warrant for your arrest;

YOU MUST satisfactorily complete a training course prescribed and approved by the Director; (this one counts)

YOU MUST sign a statement of allegiance to the United States Constitution and the Arkansas Constitution;

and YOU ARE NOT currently under a charge, by indictment or information, for any offense classified as a felony.

Ways to lose your license.

Arrested for violent act or felony.

Drinking with firearm, open-container, or 2+ DUIs in 3 years.

Carrying where not allowed.

Possessing illegal firearm or non-authorized firearm.

Fugitive of justice.

Deemed menace by any law enforcement agency director.

Mental health issues.

Falsifying application.

Arrested for other State’s firearm or handgun law.

Applicable Laws Where Concealed Handguns are Prohibited:

ACA §5-73-306

§ 5-73-322 enhanced CHCL rules coming soon.

No license to carry a concealed handgun issued pursuant to this subchapter authorizes any person to carry a concealed handgun into:

The United States is a nation of laws, badly written and randomly enforced. ~ Frank Zappa

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Contact us.

Lars Turpen #12-754 and Duke Boyne #12-755
Based in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Private classes in your location with groups of 6 or more.

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Serving Little Rock, North Little Rock, Benton, Bryant, Rogers, Fayetteville, Springdale, Bentonville, Jacksonville, Conway, Sherwood, Maumelle, Roland, England, Vilonia, Lonoke, Cabot, Beebe, Hot Springs, Greenbrier, Morrilton, Heber Springs and all places in between.