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Firearms Assessment Information Bulletin

NOTE: Effective January 1, 2022, an individual must pass the assessment prior to submitting a Firearms Permit Initial Application.  For information visit the BSIS at this link:

Defensive Accuracy, LLC has partnered with Security Six to bring you top quality Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (B.S.I.S.) Exposed Carry Gun Permit training. Earn more money as an armed guard!  

TRAINING LOCATIONS:  Security Six, 22698 Mission Blvd., Hayward, CA and Guns, Fishing & Other Stuff, 6705 Amador Plaza Road, Dublin, CA.

B.S.I.S. Initial Exposed Gun Permit Class Schedule:

We offer weekly 16 hour classes to certify you for the B.S.I.S. Exposed Carry Gun Permit.  The Initial Firearms class is held weekly on Monday and Tuesday.  Call Security Six at 925-443-6676.

Day One (Monday) of the Initial Firearms class is held at the Security Six classroom located at 22698 Mission Blvd. in Hayward CA.  Class begins at 10 a.m.  You must report to the Security Six Hayward classroom at 10:00 a.m. sharp.

Day Two (Tuesday) will start at the Hayward classroom at 10:00 a.m. sharp and then move to the live-fire qualifications at the Guns, Fishing & Other Stuff Indoor Range, 6705 Amador Plaza Road, Dublin, CA.  Live-fire initial Gun Permit Qualifications are at 2:00 p.m. sharp.

To be eligible to attend the Initial Firearms class, candidate must either already be in possession of the B.S.I.S. Guard Card or first complete the 8 hour (one day) Guard Card class.  The Guard Card class is available 5 days a week at the Hayward classroom of Security Six.

B.S.I.S. Exposed Gun Permit Re-Qualifications Schedule:

We also offer the mandatory B.S.I.S. Exposed Carry Gun Permit re-qualifications on Tuesdays by appointment.  Re-qualifications are at 11:00 a.m. sharp at the Guns, Fishing & Other Stuff Indoor Range, 6705 Amador Plaza Road, Dublin, CA.  Please call Security Six at 925-443-6676 to book your BSIS firearms re-qualification appointment.

INITIAL Course Fees:

Initial Firearms Course Fee: $220 (includes instructor fee, targets, and one caliber - additional calibers $25 each)

State and processing fees:  $125 (includes BSIS fee, handling, and postage)

Range Fee: $50

Gun Rental: $15 per caliber


Ammo is available at range

Eye protection rental: $1 

Ear protection rental: $1


Requalification Fee$50 (paid to Security Six - includes one caliber - additional calibers $10 each).  The BSIS requires you to re-qualify with all calibers on your license 4 times within the two year license period (every 4-6 months).

Live-fire Instructor Fee: $70 (paid to Security Six)


Live-fire Range Fee:  $50 (paid at the range) 

Simulator Fee: $80 (simulator may be used for two of your re-qualifications during the two-year period, but not for the initial qualification.  The simulator option is only available at the Security Six office in Hayward.


We accept credit/debit cards or cash.  No checks.

You must bring the following to the first day of the Initial Firearms class:

1) Proof of citizenship (The Real ID is not proof of citizenship)

2) Current drivers license or ID

3) Social Security Number

4) Current Guard Card

Guard Card Fees:

Class fee:  $80 

State fees and processing:  $80 

You must bring the following to the first day of Guard Card class:

1) Current Drivers License or ID

2) Social Security Number

Note:  For either the Guard Card or the Exposed Gun Permit, you will be required to submit live-scan fingerprints to the State of California.  Live-scan fingerprinting services are available locally and the fee is separate.  Fees range from $80-125 for live-scan.

Due to Alameda County Covid-19 precautions, please wear a face mask when entering the facilities

For more information, call Security Six at 925-443-6676

or email

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