What are the requirements for getting a California Firearms Permit?

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  1. Take a 14-hour course (8 hours classroom, 6 hours range)
  2. Pass the written and range exams given at the end of the course.
  3. Submit an application with appropriate fees.
  4. Be a United States citizen or have permanent legal alien status.
  5. Undergo a criminal history review through the live scan (LiveScan) process.

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