Before Class

For All Students

Please carefully follow these directions:

  1. MANDATORY: Guard Card and Initial Firearms students who do NOT have their Guard Card MUST download this manual, read it, and take the test at the back, and bring it to class. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
  2. Double check the time and location of your class.
  3. Wear comfortable clothes, closed-toe shoes, and no high heels. No flip-flops.
  4. Check details below for your specific class.


Initial Guard Card

  1. We only accept cash payment, due on the first day of class.
  2. MANDATORY: Download this manual, read it, and take the test at the back, and bring it to class. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!


Initial Firearms Students Without Guard Card

  1. We only accept cash payment, due on the first day of class.
  2. Students must provide proof of citizenship or legal residency prior to course participation.  These documents are acceptable evidence of United States Citizenship or Permanent Residence.  Driver's license and social security card ARE NOT acceptable forms of proof of citizenship.
    • Birth Certificate (state or county) showing birth in the United states, American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, Northern Marina Islands, Puerto Rico, Swiss Island, or United States Virgin Island.
    • United States Passport (unexpired).
    • United States Military ID card.
    • Report of separation (military discharge) (Form DD-214)
    • Certificate of United States Citizenship (INS Form N-560 or N-5661).
    • Alien Registration Receipt Card (green card) (INS Form I-151 or AR-3a; issued by INS prior to June 1978). This card must contain a photograph of the bearer.
    • Resident Alien card (green card) (INS Form n-551, a revised edition of INS Form I-151). This form must contain a photograph of the bearer.
    • Certificate of Naturalization (INS Form N-550 or N-570). This certificate must contain a photograph of the bearer with a dry seal over the photograph.
    • United States Identification Card (INS Form I-197). INS no longer issues these cards, however, once issued, they do not expire. Must contain photo & physical description.
    • Identification Card for use of Resident Citizen in the United States (INS Form I-179). INS Stopped issuing this card after 1997, however, once issued, they do not expire.
    • Certificate of birth abroad issued by the Department of State (Form FS-545 or Form DS-1350).
    • Permit to reenter the Unite sates (INS Form I-327).
    • Refugee or parolee documents (only if accompanied by INS Form I-151, AR-3’s, or I-551).
    • Native American Tribal documents.
  3. MANDATORY: Download this manual, read it, and take the test at the back, and bring it to class. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!


Initial Firearms Students Who HAVE Guard Card

  1. Students must provide proof of citizenship or legal residency prior to course participation.  These documents are acceptable evidence of United States Citizenship or Permanent Residence.  Driver's license and social security card ARE NOT acceptable forms of proof of citizenship.
    • Birth Certificate (state or county) showing birth in the United states, American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, Northern Marina Islands, Puerto Rico, Swiss Island, or United States Virgin Island.
    • United States Passport (unexpired).
    • United States Military ID card.
    • Report of separation (military discharge) (Form DD-214)
    • Certificate of United States Citizenship (INS Form N-560 or N-5661).
    • Alien Registration Receipt Card (green card) (INS Form I-151 or AR-3a; issued by INS prior to June 1978). This card must contain a photograph of the bearer.
    • Resident Alien card (green card) (INS Form n-551, a revised edition of INS Form I-151). This form must contain a photograph of the bearer.
    • Certificate of Naturalization (INS Form N-550 or N-570). This certificate must contain a photograph of the bearer with a dry seal over the photograph.
    • United States Identification Card (INS Form I-197). INS no longer issues these cards, however, once issued, they do not expire. Must contain photo & physical description.
    • Identification Card for use of Resident Citizen in the United States (INS Form I-179). INS Stopped issuing this card after 1997, however, once issued, they do not expire.
    • Certificate of birth abroad issued by the Department of State (Form FS-545 or Form DS-1350).
    • Permit to reenter the Unite sates (INS Form I-327).
    • Refugee or parolee documents (only if accompanied by INS Form I-151, AR-3’s, or I-551).
    • Native American Tribal documents.
  2. You do not need to download the manual.