CALIFORNIA DOJ HANDGUN SAFETY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Effective January 1, 2003, the California DOJ implemented the Handgun Safety Certificate Program, which affect the general public in two ways. First, unless exempt, individuals must possess a Handgun Safety Certificate (HSC) prior to purchasing or acquiring a handgun. Second, unless exempt, individuals must perform a safe handling demonstration prior to taking delivery of a handgun from a licensed dealer.
HSCs are acquired by taking and passing a written test on handgun safety, generally at participating firearms dealerships and private firearms training facilities. A Handgun Safety Certificate Study Guide to help individuals prepare for the Handgun Safety Certificate Test is available for purchase on the DOJ HSC Web Site and at firearms dealerships at $.50 each. For our clients’ convenience, we have included the following links to the study guide, in both PDF and video formats (Video posted on You Tube by OCShooter).
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