Eligible persons must:

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Establish a residency in the State of Oklahoma. For purposes of the Oklahoma Self-Defense Act, the term "residency" shall apply to any person who either possesses a valid Oklahoma driver license or state photo identification card, and physically maintains a residence in this state or has permanent military orders within this state and possesses a valid driver license from another state where such person claims residency
  • Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Complete a firearms safety and training course and demonstrate competence and qualifications with the type of pistol to be carried by the person as provided in Section 1290.14 of this title, and submit proof of training and qualification or an exemption for training and qualification as authorized by Section 1290.14.
  • Submit the required fee and complete the application process.
  • Comply in good faith with the Oklahoma Self-Defense Act.