Concealed Weapons Permits, Security Guard, and Private Investigator Questions
CWP Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
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If you are interested in becoming a certified CWP instructor, please call (803) 896-7015 (or email for an application packet.


South Carolina Retail Pistol Dealers are required to have a Federal Firearms License (FFL). Effective June 29, 2012, however, dealers are no longer required to have a South Carolina Retail Pistol Dealer License.

Article 3, Chapter 31, Title 23 relating to the regulation of pistols has been repealed.