Firearms Safety Certificate Information


Beginning January 1, 2015, purchasers must possess a Firearm Safety Certificate (or present a qualifying exemption) to purchase a firearm.

Test is given on location and certificate is issued upon passing score. (see below)

$25.00 Charge


How to Get Your FSC


You can obtain the FSC (Firearms Safety Certificate) by successfully passing the written FSC test. The test consists of 30 questions; passing scores are 23 correct answers or more. The cost of taking the test is $10; upon passing the test, the FSC card costs $15. Total cost for test and FSC is $25.00


Study materials can be found here.


The test may be taken during normal business hours. The FSC is valid for 5 years from the date of issuance. Persons holding HSC (Handgun Safety Certificate) issued before January 1, 2015 will be able to use the HSC for handgun purchases up to the end of the card’s expiration date.