SD Enhanced Permit to Carry concealed

class is for:

new applicants

renewal of current enahnced permit holders


AZ Non-Resident Concealed

Carry Permit ​​Class

Our South Dakota Enhanced Permit to Carry Concealed Class is a comprehensive class which covers all the requirements set forth by  SDCL 23-7-58.  This class is for law-abiding adult citizens as defined by applicable federal, state, or local laws, who are residents of South Dakota and at least 18 years of age or older.  Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual's right to self-defense.

With your SD Enhanced Permit, a South Dakotan could carry concealed into 38 states! Some of the states you could carry concealed into include: Iowa, Colorado, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Montana, and 30 other states. This class also qualifies South Dakota residents for their Arizona Non-Resident Concealed Carry Permit. 

Enhanced Permits issued on or after 01/01/2017 is an optional permit that will allow approved permit holders the ability to present the permit to a retailer when purchasing a firearm, in lieu of a National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). The card proves passage of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) background check on the spot. For the Guide to Understanding Concealed Carry Weapon Permits in South Dakota   Comparison of Gold Card and Enhanced Permits


  • This class full fills all the requirements of SDCL 23-7-56
  • South Dakota residents who possess a valid SOUTH DAKOTA ENHANCED PERMIT TO CARRY CONCEALED are required to attend a renewal class within 6 months (180 days) of their renewal date, or 1 month (30 days) after their permits expiration date. Prior to renewing their South Dakota Enhanced Permit to Carry Concealed at their county sheriffs office. 

Topics Covered:

  • South Dakota Laws relating to Firearms & Use of Force
  • Basic Concepts of Safe & Responsible use of Handguns
  • Self-Defense Principals
  • Strategies for: 
    • Home Safety
    • Responding to Violent confrontations
  • Live Fire Training 
  • Basic Defensive Shooting Skills

Students will take a Written Test(80% minimum passing score), and Firearms Qualification(80% minimum passing score). 

Upon successful completion receive their course certificate to apply for their Enhanced Permit to Carry Concealed Permit. This course is only conducted by SD Enhanced Concealed Pistol Use of Force Instructor(s)/NRA Certified Advanced Pistol Instructors.​

Successful South Dakota Enhanced Permit to Carry Concealed students:

​Free Bonuses: 
Arizona Non-Resident Permit to Carry Concealed application!
Cross Breed Holsters - 15% Off Discount Code!


Students will need to have:

Permit Information:


  • 4 - 6 Hours  Approximately


  • Open Enrollment Classes:
    • $65.00+tax per person * ***
      • ​​*Pricing may change at any time, students who sign up & pay for any class prior to price changes will receive the class for the price they signed up for.

Private Class Options: 
$200.00+tax per person - private classes to be scheduled

  • Private Classes: $200.00(plus tax) per student* ** ***
  • ​Private One on One Class Option: $200.00(plus tax)* ** ***
    • *Private Class dates are subject to scheduling, approval by the instructor. 
    • **Private Classes - Students may be responsible for additional fees, such as class room & range fees.
    • ***Alternate locations may be possible but subject to approval by the instructor. 

Open Class Dates & Locations: 

This is a NON-Approved NRA Personal Protection in the Home Class, the completion certificate is issued by Schlueter Firearms Instruction. If you have further questions please visit the FAQ's about this class.


Phone: 1-605-360-5734