2028 Liberty Road
Maryland Wear and Carry
Students may apply for Washington, DC and Utah concealed carry permits for an additional $25.00 each payable on the day of training.
February 21-22, 2020
$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.
$75 paid to the Maryland State Police. ESS can also collect this fee and include it with your application.
Essential Support Services provide for-fee assistance for processing your application, fingerprinting, and passport photos.
February 21, 2020 classroom training
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Essential Support Services
2028 Liberty Rd.
Sykesville, MD 21784
February 22, 2020 live-fire training
Live-fire training is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Live-fire range located at:
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.