Illinois State Police officials are accepting applications for people interested in becoming an Illinois Concealed Carry Firearms Instructor. The application is available on the Illinois State Police website.
According to a news release, the Department has developed a registry which will include information regarding approved instructors who apply and successfully demonstrate they meet all of the statutory requirements as soon as applications are approved. A list of approved courses will also be available on the ISP website.
Instructor applicants seeking to become a certified Illinois Concealed Carry Firearms Instructor must be at least 21 years of age; a legal resident of the United States; possess or be eligible for a valid FOID card; and be eligible for a Concealed Carry License in Illinois.
Individuals interested in applying for a concealed carry license must successfully complete approved training from an approved Illinois Concealed Carry Firearms Instructor. Applications for a Concealed Carry License will be available in early January, 2014.