Exemptions from training requirements


    The following persons are exempt from training and already qualify for an Arizona CCW permit:


    • Active duty (any State) P.O.S.T. certified peace officer
    • Active duty Federally credentialed peace officer
    • Honorably retired federal, state or local peace officer (or judge) with a minimum of 10 years of service
    • An active duty county detention officer who has been weapons certified by an employing agency.
    • Active duty military (age 19 or older) or general or honorably discharged (DD-214)
    • Anyone with an expired or current CCW permit from any state, or a certificate of completion from a firearms safety course approved by the Department of Public Safety, or any firearms course taught by law enforcement officer or agency, or any course taught by an NRA certified instructor.