In order to be eligible for an SDA license you must, establish a residency in the State of Oklahoma.
For purposes of the Oklahoma Self-Defense Act, the term "residency" shall apply to any person who either possesses a valid Oklahoma driver license or state photo identification card, and physically maintains a residence in this state or has permanent military orders within this state and possesses a valid driver license from another state where such person claims residency.
You are also ineligible for 3 years from the date of the completion of the last sentence if you have 2 or more convictions for Driving under the Influence and/or Intoxication unless you provide a certified statement from a licensed physician stating that you are not in need of substance abuse treatment. If the sentence of your most recent conviction is over 3 years old, you are not precluded. You are considered a federal "fugitive from justice" if the following conditions exist: or subsequent conviction for public intoxication is brought to our attention.
A second or subsequent DUI and/ or intoxication conviction will require a doctor’s statement that the individual is not in need of substance abuse treatment.
You must successfully complete a firearms safety and training course from a certified SDA firearms instructor and demonstrate competency and qualification with a pistol authorized for carry by the Oklahoma Self‑Defense Act.
If denial of the application was due to failure to complete the process or failure to provide proof of training, you may supply the missing documents within 60 days and the OSBI will re-open your application.
If you are denied for those statutory provisions that have a time element, you must wait until the appropriate amount of time has elapsed before reapplying.
an act of domestic abuse or domestic assault and battery. Pursuant to Title 57 Oklahoma Statutes § 571 (2) "Nonviolent offense" means any felony offense EXCEPT the following, or any attempts to commit or conspiracy or solicitation to commit the following crimes: If you have a warrant out for your arrest you may be a “fugitive from justice” pursuant to federal law and would be ineligible to possess a firearm.
You are also ineligible for 3 years from the date of the completion of the last sentence if you have 2 or more convictions for Driving Under the Influence and/or Intoxication unless you provide a certified statement from a licensed physician stating that you are not in need of substance abuse treatment. If you are federally ineligible to possess a firearm, you will be denied a handgun license pursuant to the Oklahoma Self-Defense Act.