Maryland Wear & Carry Renewal

This course is the Maryland mandated 8-hour training required to renew the Wear & Carry Permit. This training takes place in the classroom and on the range. Maryland Certified Instructors will review Maryland Law, transportation of firearms, use of force and holster draw. The course will then move to range to practice basic and advanced skills including low light and barricade shooting. The course will end in the shooting of Maryland’s Wear & Carry Proficiency Course.

Prerequisite: Must have a valid Wear & Carry Permit

Each student must bring his or her own firearm, flashlight, OWB holster, and 150 rounds of ammunition.

Wear & Carry Renewal is 8 hours of active training. A 1-hour lunch break will be provided.

All students must wear range appropriate clothing which includes closed-toe shoes and a sturdy belt. 

Duration: 8 Hours

Price: $150.00

Completion of all training does not guarantee approval for the MD Wear and Carry Permit. All applicants will be interviewed by Maryland State Police and the decision will be made by them.

Renewal Module Objectives:

  • Participants will learn and apply the steps of a defensive holster draw.
  • Students will learn Maryland Law on transportation of firearms and use of force. 
  • Students will gain knowledge of dry fire drills for home use.
  • Students will learn techniques for low light shooting and experience low light shooting on the range.
  • Students will learn the importance of barrier shooting and the difference between cover and concealment.
  • Students will learn techniques for one-handed shooting and put his new skill to the test on the range. 
  • Finally, students will shoot a culmination proficiency under the guidance of a Maryland Certified Instructor. 


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$100 Single State

$200 Multiple States

Additional Information 

If you need to Rent a Firearm and or need Ammo for the Live Fire Exercises.

  • Firearm Rental is $25
  • .9mm Ammo is $25 per box of 50 rounds (Subject to Change)