Sec. Handgun Qualification License — Eligibility  

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  • A. Exemptions. A person is not required to possess a Handgun Qualification License to purchase a handgun if the person satisfies one of the exceptions set forth in Regulation .26B of this chapter.

    B. Qualifications. In accordance with Public Safety Article, §5-117.1(d), Annotated Code of Maryland, a person is eligible for issuance of a Handgun Qualification License only if the person:

    (1) Is 21 years old or older;

    (2) Is a resident of the State; and

    (3) Is not prohibited from possessing a handgun under Regulation .03 of this chapter or otherwise prohibited from purchasing or possessing a handgun under federal or State law.