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Maryland Wear and Carry

Washington, DC Concealed Carry

Utah Concealed Carry

NRA Pistol and Rifle Firearm Instructors

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Maryland Wear and Carry–October 18-19, 2019

October 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am – October 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Essential Support Services
2028 Liberty Road
MD 21784
Paul Duffy

Maryland Wear and Carry 

This course also satisfies the Washington, DC concealed carry training requirements.


Maryland Wear and Carry Permit

October 18-19, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.



$100.00 deposit required when registering. On the registration page enter required information and click submit to be taken to a PayPal payment site. Balance is due on the day of training in cash, credit card, or PayPal.

Additional Fees


$50 fingerprinting fee paid directly to Essential Support Services (ESS), unless you get fingerprinted from another provider
$20 to ESS if you want them to complete and submit your concealed carry application. (You can do this yourself if you choose).
$75 paid to the Maryland State Police. ESS can also collect this fee and include it with your application

October 18, 2019 classroom training 

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Essential Support Services

2028 Liberty  Rd.

Sykesville, MD 21784

October 19, 2019 live-fire training 


Live-fire training is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Live-fire range located at:
Bollinger’s Gunsmithing
4485 Piney Creek Rd.
Taneytown, MD 21787


IMPORTANT: Bring a sturdy belt, ball cap, ear protection, eye protection,  sunscreen and ammunition. You will not be allowed to shoot without eye and ear protection. Dress for the weather–we train in the rain, mud, chilly, cold, freezing, snow, and heat. If bringing your own handgun please bring ammunition for it. If you will be using one of our guns please bring 9 mm ammunition. Also bring an outside the waistband holster and a magazine carrier for your personal firearm and magazines.  If you do not have a personal firearm we will provide one.


8 Tips for Carrying Concealed–Part 1