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SPRINGFIELD, IL. (KTVI) – The Illinois State Police have set a date for certified firearms instructors to get a concealed carry license. Instructors will be allowed access to the departments Concealed Carry website starting Wednesday, December 18, 2013, to apply for a license.

Currently the state has nearly 2,000 certified firearms instructors, and it’s expected that 400,000 applications will be processed for the first year of conceal carry in the state of Illinois.

The deadline to apply for a license is January 5, 2014.