Welcome: Registration

Welcome

Welcome to the online Firearms Safety Training Course, presented by the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD).

Completion of this Firearms Safety Training course will satisfy one of the requirements for firearms ownership under District of Columbia law. Other requirements for legal possession and ownership of a firearm are detailed on MPD’s website (www.mpdc.dc.gov/gunregistration). You may also wish to review District and federal law governing legal possession and ownership of firearms. Sources are provided at the end of this course.

There is no cost for taking this course and it should take approximately 30 minutes to complete.


HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:


REGISTER
All users are required to complete the registration process before proceeding with the safety course. The information given during the registration process allows us to record your information and create your certificate.
TAKE THE COURSE
After completing the registration process you will begin the Firearms Safety Training course. There is no cost for taking this course and it should only take you approximately 30 minutes to complete.
GET YOUR CERTIFICATE
After you have successfully completed the course, your certificate of completion will be created and ready to print.


HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

Get Adobe Reader
To create and print your certificate, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader and a printer.
Get Flash Player
To view and listen to the training, you will need the Adobe Flash Player plug-in and speakers.


Please read the agreement below to begin registration.

Completion of this firearms safety training course will satisfy one of the requirements for firearms ownership under District law. Other requirements for legal possession and ownership of a firearm are detailed on MPD’s website (www.mpdc.dc.gov/gunregistration). You may also wish to review District and federal law governing legal possession and ownership of firearms. Sources are provided at the end of this course.

The Metropolitan Police Department is offering this firearms safety training course pursuant to the requirements of D.C. Official Code § 7-2502.03(a)(13). This course contains an introduction to firearms and basic firearms safety measures, as required for first time applicants to register a firearm. Because the use and ownership of a firearm is a serious and continuing responsibility, the District of Columbia strongly encourages you to supplement this course with additional firearms safety education so that you can reduce risks to yourself, your family, and others.

The material contained in this firearms safety training course shall not be used as a claim or defense in any civil or criminal action, nor should it be construed as legal advice of any kind. You should seek the advice of your own attorney if you have any questions about the civil or criminal consequences of owning or using a firearm. In offering this firearms safety course, the Metropolitan Police Department cannot make any guarantee or warranty about the safety of you or anyone else when your firearm is in use. The safe handling of your firearm is your responsibility.

I have read the training agreement, and I agree to the terms therein. *
* Required for Training
NOTICE!  You must agree to the training agreement by checking the box above before beginning registration