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Ripley123 posted 12/8/2013 12:47 PM

Hi, this may be a weird question but I figured someone on this site would know. My husband and I want to apply for a conceal and carry (we are 5 years into Reconciliation so we feel safe doing so, lol). BUT we have an embarrassing question to ask before we put out the $$$ to try and get one. I know this involves a background check-we have no criminal history, good jobs etc,. but are rebuilding our credit after a massive medical situation almost bankrupted us-we have not great credit scores right now-will this be a hindrance in getting this type of permit? Thank you!

Jeaniegirl posted 12/8/2013 14:51 PM

In my state, a CC state, credit scores would not be a part of the check. However, check the CC rules for your state or just call and ask. You wouldn't have to give your name to get general information.

Junebug0525 posted 12/8/2013 16:46 PM

I have two from different states, and neither asked for a credit check. They just took fingerprints and did the typical criminal background checks.

NotDefeatedYet posted 12/8/2013 19:14 PM

I don't know of any States that need a credit check for a license.

And good for you for getting a license to carry.

tushnurse posted 12/8/2013 19:32 PM

Check your states rules. They should have them clearly outlined. I don't know of any state that limits your CC bAsed in credit history.

Please go to a local shooting range and get very comfortable with the weapon you will be carrying and also with what you are required to shoot for the class. I personally have had my CCW for 4+ years. Not all classes are the same look for one that offers tactical training too.

Undefinabl3 posted 12/9/2013 12:22 PM

no credit check in Indiana. Honestly, i can't see why they would be allowed to check your credit. Credit has nothing to do with being legally able to carry.

Your state will have their process online, i would look it up.

TrulyReconciled posted 12/9/2013 14:03 PM

Unlikely.

Of course if you are actually in Oz (Australia) it ain't happening!

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