DSI Training - NYS 16 Hour Concealed Carry Course

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New York State 16 Hour Concealed Carry (CCW) Class

This is the new 16 hour classroom plus 2 hour live fire training (total of 18 hours) required by New York State for a concealed carry pistol (aka CCP or CCW) license.  This class is required for both new concealed carry licenses as well as on renewal.  Taught by our experienced NRA and USCCA certified instructors, this course builds on the USCCA  cirrcuulum to meet all of the requirements established by the New York State Police and DCJS.  The 16 hour classroom portion is taught in our comfortable air conditioned classroom.  The 2 hour live fire training is exactly that, real live fire training with instructors in our state of the art heated range.  There is no subsitute for live fire training.  Don't be fooled by other classes offering UTM or simunition training or qualification.  During the live fire training you will practice the techniques and methods taught in the classroom including drawing from a concealed holster and firing.  With over 100 Five Star reviews on google, this is the most comprehensive and effective class offered to meet this requirment.  Someday your life may depend on what you learned in this class, choose the best class.



This is a Registration for the CCW course related to NYS S51001 

*You MUST have a NYS pistol license to take this course!

This class will consist of 16 hours of classroom and 2 hours of live fire qualification to complete, as required by the new law.

The two-hour live fire portion of this class will be done the week following the completion of your classroom portion. These will be held before and after normal business hours. For your convenience there will be multiple options to accommodate your schedule. 

*Completion of this course does not guarantee the issuance of a CCW. This ONLY fulfills the state mandated requirement for your classroom and live fire portion. We do NOT issue licenses. The licensing agency in the county in which you reside in is responsible for issuance of said license. 

THIS CLASS IS NON-REFUNDABLE! Once you have picked your course dates your spot is reserved. Due to the high volume of responses and limited seating you will only be allowed to reschedule one time if need be. By purchasing this product you agree with the above terms.

Classroom sessions will be scheduled in either 8 hour, or 4 hour increments depending on the time/day of the week. 

Please make sure you read the dates provided in the drop down menu. If you cannot make one of the dates, do not sign up for that class. Please note that due to holidays, the scheduled dates may vary slightly.

Classes will run:

  • Weekend - 8 hours per day

  • Thursdays: 10AM-6PM for 2 Weeks in a row


This class will qualify you for your CCW or renewal for Nassau and Suffolk Counties as well as New York City, Westchester and the rest of New York State.  This includes the towns of Oakdale, Bohemia, Bay Shore, Patchogue, Bellport, Medford, Ronkonkoma, Brentwood, Deer Park, Lindernhurst, Farmingdale, Plainview, Melville, Huntington, Commack, Smithtown, Centereach, Stony Brook, Port Jefferson, Selden, Middle Island, Calverton, Riverhead, Yaphank, Shirley, Levitown, Massapequa, Freeport, Uniondale, Garden City, Westbuy, Mineola, Port Washington, Rockville Centre, Long Beach and more.

Gun Laws & Restrictions

Ammunition, Magazines and other items are restricted in various jurisdictions throughout the United States. Please know the laws in your local jurisdiction. Dark Storm Industries will work with you to accommodate any legal purchase in these areas. Below are a few examples. Please contact us with any questions.


New York City - Ammunition order up to 200 rounds only. The buyer must provide a copy of their NYC Rifle / Pistol Permit before the order can ship. The easiest way to do this is simply photograph it with your Smart Phone and email it to info@dark-storm.com with your order number.

New York State - Ammunition may be ordered online BUT only for in-store pickup. Effective 30 days from when the NYSP puts their background check system online, you will need to provide any required information (TBD) and pass the background check to complete the transaction. If you are purchasing ammunition for a pistol you will need to show your NYS pistol permit.

Connecticut - For ammunition orders, the buyer must email a copy of their Connecticut pistol permit, eligibility certificate, long gun eligibility certificate or an ammunition certificate along with a valid form of identification in order to purchase ammunition. The easiest way to do this is simply photograph it with your Smart Phone and email it to info@dark-storm.com with your order number.

Stun Guns and Tasers

New York State - no sales to residents of New York City. All other counties are ok for retail or shipment.

Rifles & Magazines

Law Enforcement - If you are attempting to purchase a firearm or magazine in a jurisdiction where they are restricted to Law Enforcement Only, you will need to provide a copy of your law enforcement ID card before we can ship and if stated below, a letter authorizing the purchase for duty use on agency letterhead.

Below is a compilation of publicly available information to assist you in your purchases. The information contained herein should not be considered legal advise or any guarantee of legality. Customers should contact local law enforcement for clarification.


DS-15 Type

Mag Capacity

LE Exempt



Fixed Mag, Featureless


Duty Use Only w/ Letter

No .50 Caliber.  No DS-15 or DS-9 pistols.




Duty Use Only w/ Letter



Fixed Mag


Duty use Only w/ Letter

Under 21 years old - 5 Rounds and 30" minimum length. Fixed Mag Pistols Allowed





Fixed Mag Pistols Allowed


See Notes


No in Chicago,
Duty Use Only w/ Letter Elsewhere

Semiauto rifles prohibited in Aurora, Chicago or Cook County,
Fixed Mag only in City of Highland Park


Post Ban


Cities of Gary and East Chicago


HBAR, Standard



DS-15 Lightning (Standard), other DS-15's HBAR Only. DS-9 and DS-10 Standard


Post Ban, Fixed Mag



Post Ban DS-9 only. DS-10 and DS-15 must be Fixed Mag

New Jersey

Post Ban, Firearm (Non-NFA)



Fixed Mag Pistols Allowed

New York

Fixed Mag or

10 (5 in NYC)


No DS-15's in NYC.  Fixed Mag Pistols varies by County.

Puerto Rico

Post Ban


Duty Use Only w/ Letter

No Springfield XD, XD-M or XD-S Pistols

Washington DC

Fixed Mag or


Duty Use Only w/ Letter

.50 BMG Prohibited

Washington State

Fixed Mag 10  

Duty Use Only w/ Letter



Returns and Defective Product

Your satisfaction is important to Dark Storm Industries. If you need to return a product, we will make every reasonable effort to satisfy you.

  • Proof of purchase is required for all returns. This is your printed register receipt for in store purchases or order # for online sales linked to your account.
  • Returns or exchanges must be processed within 30 days of purchase. All returns or exchanges must be in new, unused, sale-able condition unless it is defective.
  • There are no returns or exchanges on firearms, ammunition, body armor, stun guns, tasers, pepper spray, discontinued, or clearance items.
  • Training may be rescheduled without any additional fees, but it non-cancellable / non-refundable
  • A 20% restocking fee will apply to all order cancellations or changes. This includes delayed NICS transactions that are requested to be cancelled.
  • A $50.00 fee will be assessed on all NICS Deny Refunds.
  • Items with prices ending in "XX.77" are discontinued and/or clearance items
  • If you transfer in a firearm that is not compliant or you are unable to possess, the firearm will be shipped back at your expense. By attempting to transfer non-compliant guns, you will also forfeit your transfer fee. 
  • If you order a firearm that is NOT legal in your location, a 20% restocking fee will be assessed upon the order being refunded.
  • Gift Cards must be treated as cash as they cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. Gift Cards cannot be redeemed for cash. Gift cards do not expire or charge fees.
  • Lead times on firearms are estimations and are subject to change. Due to ongoing supply chain issues which were caused by the global pandemic, we cannot guarantee any specific timeframe. We do our absolute best to accurately estimate said lead times.

Please contact our customer service department via email at info@dark-storm.com or phone at 800-963-7700 to obtain an RMA # prior to shipping your item back to us.