SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois State Police (ISP) have finalized training materials and guidelines for instructors and that as of Oct. 1, instructors can begin training individuals for concealed-carry licenses.
ISP has approved 757 instructors from across the state and released a list of existing training programs that will satisfy the 16-hour training requirement.
Applications for concealed-carry licenses will be available Jan. 5, 2014, but individuals must complete the required 16 hours beforehand.
To find a registered concealed carry license instructor, click here.
For a list of existing training programs, click here.