Maryland HQL

Maryland HQL


MD HQL Classes

Course Name: MD Handgun Qualification License (HQL) Course

PLEASE NOTE: If you have a Maryland Medical Marijuana Card, you are ineligible to receive a Handgun Qualification License (HQL) in the State of Maryland. Please do not register for the course.

Cost: $175 per person

Course Overview: Required 4 hour course for new purchasers of handguns in Maryland. Certain exceptions apply. Includes required digital LiveScan fingerprinting onsite.

Course Length: 4 hours

Course Location: This course will be held at a local firing range.

Course Topics:

Classroom Instruction

  1. Pistol knowledge and operation
  2. Pistol action types
  3. Rules for safe gun handling and use
  4. Ammunition knowledge
  5. Fundamentals of pistol shooting
  6. Intro to MD firearms laws
  7. Selecting your first pistol
  8. Maintenance and storage
  9. Application process

Live fire session

Pre-requisites: No prior experience required to take the MD HQL.

Next Course: The MD HQL class meets the state of Maryland's requirements to apply for your MD HQL license. To continue in your training, we recommend the Please note: The button below will take you our course overview page, where you can select the MD HQL course from the dropdown menu, then register for available dates and times. If you have any questions about registration, please give us a call at 240-729-9695

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