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Firearms self defense resources in Utah: Firearms laws, training, and classes. Utah concealed gun laws.


Utah Concealed Carry Laws and Permits

Concealed Firearm Permits in Utah
"Concealed Firearms permits in the State of Utah are regulated by the Bureau of Criminal Identification. A permit to carry a concealed firearm in the State of Utah may be obtained by completing the instructions, and meeting the requirements as outlined on Form 96-4-02 Application for Concealed Firearm Permit."
State of Utah—Firearm Laws For Concealed Carry Permit Applicants
Utah Department of Public Safety—Concealed Firearm Permit FAQ


Reciprocity with Other States
"In accordance with U.C.A. 76-10-523, Utah will honor a permit to carry a concealed firearm issued by another state or county."
Lists of states that do and do not recognize the Utah concealed carry permit.
Discussion forums: Concealed Carry, Open Carry, and Training Centers.



Firearms Freedom Act
Utah Firearms Freedom Act



Firearms Training Schools

It's a strange fact, but in Utah it's possible to get a concealed carry permit—go through the class and everything as required by law—without even handling a firearm.

Does that make you prepared to protect your family?

If you carry without a certain level of skill that comes from actual hands on practice, you just become a danger to yourself and those around you.

Do it the right way. Get a permit. And then get some instruction and practice. 

We recommend Front Site Firearms Training Institute.

Front Site
Located in Las Vegas NV

"Whether you are private citizen who is new to self defense gun training and want to learn the proper firearms training skills the right way-the first time; or you have a concealed weapons permit and want a level of firearms training that surpasses what you have received from your local gun training course; or you are in law enforcement or the military and have heard from your fellow officers that Front Sight Firearms Training Institute is the undisputed leader in providing the absolute best firearms training and is the greatest value in the gun training industry. . ."

-more at Front Site



Shooting Ranges in Utah

Some of the ranges, such as Range Masters in Springville, allow you to rent weapons. That's a great way to try out different firearms and find out what you like before buying.


Utah Shooting Sports Council
Shooting Ranges in Utah Open to the Public


Full List of Shooting Ranges in Utah


Range Masters of Utah
Spring Creek Industrial Park, 712 W. 1300 N.
Springville, Utah 84663
Phone: 801 491-0909
Rangemasters has hourly rates for the general public and membership options. They rent standard as well as "exotic" firearms, and have firearms, targets and ammunition on hand to sell.  


Related pages

Utah Self Defense Resources

Self Defense Books and DVD's

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