All Of Your Most Burning Questions Compiled In One Place
What does the USCCA provide to help me carry with confidence?
Unlike concealed carry insurance, the USCCA provides responsibly armed Americans with the education, training and legal protection they need to carry with confidence.
The United States Concealed Carry Association is dedicated to providing you with practical and consistent training that will keep your self-defense and concealed carry skills sharp.
Some of the top education and training benefits from a USCCA Membership include:
What’s the difference in the membership options?
Every level of USCCA Membership is designed to help you carry with confidence. However, the higher levels offer more education and training resources, as well as increased legal protection.
In addition to the universal membership benefits, only Elite Membership offers you:
Refer to the USCCA Membership Chart for specific details and all membership benefits.*All Self-Defense Shield Protection Plan Benefit amounts are detailed more fully in, and are subject to the terms, conditions, limitations, and exclusions set forth in the Membership Agreement.
What makes USCCA Membership different than concealed carry insurance?
With the most comprehensive self-defense education, training and legal protection available to responsibly armed Americans, a USCCA Membership protects you in ways that concealed carry insurance won’t.
Concealed carry insurance companies may simply provide you with a card and phone number. The United States Concealed Carry Association, however, is fiercely committed to your freedom and independence, and works tirelessly to protect both through USCCA Membership.
A USCCA Membership offers responsibly armed Americans with benefits you simply can’t find anywhere else; including Community Giving Program and exclusive member discounts and perks.
What do I get right after I join?
You’re instantly protected by the Self-Defense SHIELD the moment that you activate your membership. New members also receive a welcome kit that contains:
Plus, you get immediate access to the greatest resource: your USCCA Member Dashboard. Just login with your username and password to view your online training library, to access your member-only discounts, and to read past issues of Concealed Carry Magazine.
How do I know when my membership will expire?
How do I renew my membership?
The easiest way to renew your USCCA membership is to call 800-674-9779. Someone from our award-winning, Wisconsin-based team will take care of everything for you.
Can I renew early?
Of course, simply call 800-674-9779 to renew your membership at any time.
How do I reactivate my membership if it has expired?
If your USCCA Membership has expired and you would like to reactivate, simply visit www.uscca.com/renew
Can I upgrade my membership and pay the price difference?
We can certainly take care of that for you. If you would like to upgrade your USCCA Membership simply call 800-674-9779.
How can I give a gift membership?
You can process this online, by visiting our membership page:
Can I sign up using a check?
Yes, you can mail in an application and a check or money order. The best thing to do is click the following link to download and print your membership form:
Mail in the completed form and we'll enter your membership/subscription.
Our address is: Delta Defense, LLC 1000 Freedom Way West Bend, WI 53095
What if I can’t afford the membership?
Even if you can't get the membership at this time, we do have a free weekly newsletter which consistently provides valuable, lifesaving information. The Concealed Carry Report is received by nearly 3 million responsibly armed Americans like you! It’s delivered every Friday with a message from USCCA President Tim Schmidt and editorials on recent events, gun and gear reviews, and law and news regarding your right to own a firearm.
Also, remember that we do offer affordable monthly payment options, as low as $13 a month. For more information, please call our Wisconsin-based USCCA Team at 877-677-1919.
Is the government going to get my personal information through the USCCA?
The USCCA is not a government-run or -affiliated entity and does not share your information with anyone. However, the U.S. government already has a list of all those who legally carry concealed or who have purchased firearms. In the event of the government subpoenaing records, the USCCA will work to protect your information to the best of our ability. We will not readily turn this information over to ANYONE.
How can I access my Member Dashboard?
We also have a video walkthrough as well. Click here.
When will I get my first Concealed Carry Magazine?
Concealed Carry Magazine is published every 45 days. If you joined on or after a publishing date, you will receive the next issue which may be up to 45 days later. You will receive 8 issues prior to your annual membership renewal date. You have online access to the digital issue through your Member Dashboard or the USCCA App.
Concealed Carry Magazine Print Release Schedule
|January||1st Friday in January|
|Feb/March||2nd Friday in Feb|
|April||1st Friday in April|
|May/June||3rd Friday in May|
|July||1st Friday in July|
|Aug./Sept.||2nd Friday in Aug|
|October||1st Friday in October|
|Nov./Dec.||2nd Friday in November|
Please allow 10 to 15 days for the postal service to deliver the magazine to your house. We will post each issue on the website approximately 10 days after the print release date.
Do you mail internationally?
The USCCA is no longer able to sell products or memberships internationally (including Canada). If you know someone in the US that is willing to sign up on your behalf, you can gain access to the USCCA website thru that account. The US account holder would be the recipient of the magazine and could forward it to you.
You could choose the Silver Membership. Silver members can read the articles from the current issue while it's active on the website, but not a .pdf format. The current issue is posted on the website 10 days after the mailing date and stays on for approximately 45 days until the next issue comes out.
If you would like to do this, just visit our online membership page.
How do I log into the USCCA website?
What do I do if I can’t remember my username or password?
After joining the USCCA, you will soon receive your new member Welcome Kit in the mail. In it, you’ll find a Quick Reference Guide where you can write down this information for safekeeping.
When you click Login in the upper right corner, you’ll see a link that says “Forgot Your Password?” Click this link and enter in the email address you’ve used to set up your account (this email address would also be your username.) You will receive an email which will prompt you to reset your password.
If you still don’t have any luck logging in, please contact our Wisconsin-based USCCA Team at 877-677-1919.
How can I change my information?
How do I unsubscribe from emails?
To manage your email subscription, simply click “Unsubscribe” from the bottom of one of the emails you have received. However, this may cause you to miss out on our weekly newsletters and special discounted offers. To avoid that, click “Manage My Subscription” which will take you to the Profile Center where you can check or uncheck the emails you wish to receive or discontinue.
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