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Utah CHL questions...

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by JeremyK, Aug 17, 2013.

  1. JeremyK

    JeremyK Milwaukie Professional BA

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    OK, so I have been in Idaho for the last ten weeks doing army stuff, and I get back to the Portland area on Tuesday the 20th and I am wanting to get my Utah CHL, or whichever one allows you to carry in thirty some-odd states (including Washington). Googling thusly, I have come up with little to nothing (maybe I'm not wording it right). Anyone know of any such classes coming to the portland area in the next few months?


    BOOYAH!
     
  2. BDA.45

    BDA.45 oregon Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    Theres classes all over the Portland area. Most people do multiple states. (ie Oregon, Arizona, Utah, Florida) You could probably find one tomorrow if you wanted...
     
  3. Skier

    Skier Beaverton/Washington County Active Member

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    Call MK Tactical in Hillsboro. I think they have one every couple weeks. I took my OR/UT combined class there. They fill out the paperwork for both states with you as part of the class and will even do your UT pictures and fingerprints and mail it for you for an extra ~$10 or so. For OR, you have to send in your paperwork (or drop it off), and they will send you a letter telling you when your appointment for fingerprints, picture, etc are. The waiting list for an OR appointment, last I checked, was about three months. I got my UT permit in the mail after about 2 months (just a week or so ago) and the check I wrote for it still hasn't cleared yet (perhaps because they send you the permit with a note saying "we've sent this to you, but it may be revoked if your background check doesn't go through" or something like that) . My OR appointment is in about 3 weeks now... I live in Washington county, so maybe other counties Ara not so overloaded and thus faster....
     
  4. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Fisherman's Marine in Oregon City will have a Utah class once month, at least. Goes like Skier said, take the class, get your pic taken, pay your money and wait.

    Mike
     
  5. Skier

    Skier Beaverton/Washington County Active Member

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    P.S. The advertising banners on this site seem to imply that Threat Dynamics also does OR/UT/AZ/FL classes.
     
  6. RBid

    RBid Wilsonville, OR Well-Known Member

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    Yes. Threat Dynamics does. I believe Washington may have recently stopped recognizing non-resident Utah licenses. Florida's still works, I believe. Feel free to double check. I'm not 100% certain if these changes are accurate.

    Since I live in OR and work in WA, I opted to play if safe, and put in for my WA CHL. Waiting for it to arrive in the mail.
     
  7. billyinfinity

    billyinfinity Portland All pie, all the time. 2015 Volunteer

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    WA still recognizes UT. WA no longer recognizes FL as of 4-25-13 according to FL's concealed permit website.
     
  8. cueball1214

    cueball1214 Beaverton Active Member

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    I took my Class at Threat Dynamics for Oregon/Utah. They were booked up a few weeks out when i took mine , but that was bout 3 months ago.
     
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    RBid Wilsonville, OR Well-Known Member

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    Does WA recognize nonresident Utah, or only resident? Thank you for clarification!
     
  10. Hawaiian

    Hawaiian Tigard Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I took a class at Threat Dynamics. This was over a year ago and I never got around to sending in the paperwork. Now I hear that Utah changed the form. Is my old form still good?
     
  11. Kid@Heart

    Kid@Heart Vancouver, USA Cynic Lifetime Supporter Diamond Supporter

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    Concealed Weapon Reciprocity

    As far as I can tell, Washington State has a formal reciprocity agreement with Utah and honors Concealed Permits issued there. The website does not differentiate between resident or non-resident permits.

    I believe Utah requires you to have a Washington State permit, if you are a Washington State resident, as a condition of issuing the Utah permit.
     
  12. accessbob

    accessbob Molalla, OR 2A Supporter

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    RBid Wilsonville, OR Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the clarification, K@H! Useful reply. Much appreciated.
     
  14. trekkerpaul

    trekkerpaul Portland metro Active Member

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    Threat Dynamics in Tualitin does the OR and UT for sure. Blackstone Gun Safety in Milwaukee, your side of town, does OR, UT and AZ. I have been checking all over town and Blackwater is the only one I can find that does all three. They work with NW armory located north east of the bomber on Mgloughlin. I like Threat Dynamics too if you don't need AZ
     
  15. accessbob

    accessbob Molalla, OR 2A Supporter

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    Sent from my LG-LS720 using Tapatalk 2

    That's Blackstone Gun Safety not Blackwater.
     
  16. trekkerpaul

    trekkerpaul Portland metro Active Member

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    Yes you are correct, I must not have enough coffee in me yet thanks
     
  17. civilian75

    civilian75 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    You could check USACarry.com reciprocity map. They are very good at maintaining it up to-date. This is what the map looks like with Oregon resident, Utah non-resident:
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