Complete your Iowa Permit to Carry Weapons Class Online

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This online course contains all the training an Iowa resident needs to obtain their Iowa Permit to Carry Weapons, and is taught by an Iowa Attorney who is also an NRA-certified instructor and gun-rights enthusiast. With an Iowa Permit to Carry Weapons you can legally carry a gun concealed or carry openly in Iowa and many other states that recognize an Iowa permit. The class consists of a 40 minute long video, some brief reading, and a short quiz. Most people finish the course within an hour, right from their phone or computer. Upon finishing this course, you will be provided with a completion certificate that you show to your local sheriff when you obtain your Iowa Permit to Carry Weapons.

Meet your Instructor: Attorney and NRA-Certified Instructor Eric D. Puryear

Eric D. Puryear is the NRA-certified instructor who teaches this course. In addition to being a firearms instructor, he is also an Attorney at Law in Iowa and Illinois, and long-time supporter of gun rights. His experience includes defending people who have been criminally charged after using a gun in self defense, and he brings that experience to this permit to carry weapons course in the hopes of ensuring his students avoid legal problems if they ever find themselves needing to use a gun in self defense. Eric lives and works in Iowa.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who should take this class?

    Iowa residents who want to obtain their Permit to Carry Weapons can take this course to meet the state-mandated training requirement for that permit.

  • What is the format of this training class?

    This class consists of a 40-minute video lecture, some reading, and a brief quiz at the end. The class takes about an hour and is entirely online. You can take this class right from your phone, tablet, or computer.

  • Is this this class I need to get a concealed carry permit in Iowa?

    The short answer is "yes." The long answer is that In Iowa, there is no such thing as a "concealed carry" permit. Instead, there is a "Permit to Carry Weapons" that allows you to carry either concealed or carry openly. So, with an Iowa Permit to Carry you will be able to carry in either way that you like, and this class gives you the training you need to get your Iowa Permit to Carry Weapons.

  • Who teaches this class?

    This class is taught by Attorney at Law and NRA-certified instructor Eric D. Puryear. Eric has taken many gun cases to trial in Iowa and Illinois, and brings that legal experience to this course.

Complete your Iowa Permit to Carry Weapons Training Now!

Signup now, complete your training within an hour - right from your phone, tablet, or computer