Texas Now Recognizes Illinois Concealed Carry!

Welcome to NWIFI

NWIFI or Northwest Illinois Firearm Instruction is a locally owned and operated, Insured, Illinois State Police approved company in Freeport, Illinois dedicated to providing a comprehensive Illinois permit to carry class anywhere in the State.  The class offered for Concealed Carry also qualifies for the Florida CC program.

This is not a class for those unfamiliar with firearms.  If you are a first time shooter or have little to no expirience, there are other class oppertunites available to you prior to taking a Concealed Carry class.  Contact us for more information.


Why Choose a NACFI Affiliated Instructor?


NACFI offers even more value to our clients today. We have added the ability for our clients to carry in 36 States, something our competitors will not (or perhaps cannot) offer to their clients. Our clients get more value per training dollar spent with us!

Here is a list of states where an Illinois resident with a license to carry may go armed. They are:  AK, AL, AR, AZ, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI (Illinois Resident Permit Only), MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, OH, OK, SD, TN, UT, VT and WI (only 24 states) Given Illinois does not honor any other states permit, this list will change very little, if at all.

 Unlike many of our competitors who offer Illinois concealed carry training, once our clients complete their NACFI Illinois training (even if only the second day – plus shooting), they may use our NACFI certificate to apply for a Florida license.

Should our clients chose to obtain an Out of State Florida license after obtaining their IL license through NWIFI, they can carry in the following 31 states: AK, AL, AR, AZ, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NM, NV, OH, OK, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WV, and WY.

Go to this link to obtain necessary Florida licensing documents:


Where to Find Us:


Northwest Illinois Firearms Instruction

Freeport, IL 61032

Phone: 815 541-1197

What's New



NWIFI will be offering Utah classes along with the Illinois class.  The Illinois class is also Florida compliant.

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