Illinois Concealed Carry Classes, a division of Safe Training Academy, has an exceptional record helping students pass their Illinois gun permit qualifications. Based In Rockford, we have trained people of all ages and welcome women to our classes.

You will find we offer the most comprehensive class schedules anywhere. Our skilled instructors are here to help you through the process, we are patient and professional. We were within the first 50 certified by, the Illinois State Police, to teach the Illinois concealed carry course.

You may learn more about carrying legally by reading our requirements section and if you still have questions please contact us by email or by phone. We will be happy to answer any questions to help you find the proper classes.



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We have a special, "Ironman" class. This class will get your Illinois, Utah and Florida all in one day! If you only need Illinois you may leave after 8hrs. This will allow you to carry in 41 of the 50 states in one DAY! Price is $235 Click here for times and dates.


We also do concealed carry classes in the following areas

Loves Park, IL
Machesney Park, IL
Belvidere, IL
Beloit, WI
Rochelle, IL     Harvard, IL
Freeport, IL
Sycamore, IL
Janesville, WI
DeKalb, IL     Woodstock, IL
Huntley, IL
Dixon, IL
Monroe, WI
Lake in the Hills, IL

Elgin, Il



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Illinois Transport Law

This document put out by the Illinois State Police. The document included the commonly asked questions with regards to firearms transportation under current FOID law.

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Illinois Concealed Carry Basics Guide

This is a pretty good guide created by Nathan and our friends at Concealed Carry Forum. We highly suggest you visit them and join their forum as well as Illinois Carry.

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Full details about the new Illinois Concealed Carry law and where you can and can not carry. Make sure you know these or you will find your rights, once more suspended.

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