Connecticut State Police
Massachusetts License to Carry Course.
Date: Friday August 03, 2018
MA/CT License to Carry Course
Date: Sunday August 12 & Sunday August 26, 2018
Time: 8am-approx. 4pm
UTAH Multi-State Concealed Carry Course
Date: Friday August 17, 2018
Get your carry permits while you still can. Contact us to reserve your seats.
Stay Prepared, Stay Safe
FYI, to my student who might have lost the Connecticut State Police Phone number to apply for their CT Pistol Permit. Remember to ask for a Non-Resident Pistol Permit Packet advise them that SSD Tactical Training, Inc. Basic Firearms Safety Course is approved through them. See info below to call.
CONNECTICUT STATE POLICE
Phone: (860) 685-8290
Fax: (860) 685-8496
Web site: www.ct.gov/despp
Connecticut State Pistol Permit
Special Licensing and Firearms
The Special License and Firearms Unit is responsible for the issuance of state pistol permits. Applicants for a state pistol permit must first apply for, and be granted a local pistol permit. A local pistol permit may be obtained from the police chief in the town in which you reside or maintain a place of business.
Out of state residents may apply for a non-resident Connecticut State Pistol Permit. Non-residents apply directly to the Connecticut State Police, Special Licensing and Firearms Unit. Call 860-685-8494 to have an application mailed out.
Information can be found in the following categories:
Instructions to Applicants
The guidelines for obtaining both a local and state pistol permit are contained in C.G.S., sec. 29-28, 29-28a, and 28-29. Applicants must be at least 21 years old and be a legal resident of the United States. Persons convicted of a felony or any one of 11 misdemeanor offenses detailed in the statute are ineligible to receive a permit. Persons convicted as a delinquent for the commission of a serious juvenile offense (as defined in section 46b-120); persons discharged from custody within the preceding twenty years after having been found not guilty of a crime by reason of mental disease or defect (pursuant to section 53a-13); persons confined in a hospital for persons with psychiatric disabilities (as defined in section 17a-495), within the preceding 12 months by order of a probate court; persons subject to a restraining or protective order issued by a court in a case involving the use, attempted use or threatened use of physical force against another person; persons subject to a firearms seizure order issued pursuant to C.G.S. 29-38c after notice and hearing; and any person who is an alien illegally or unlawfully in the United States, are prohibited from obtaining a pistol permit. The cost for obtaining a pistol permit is $70.00. The permit is good for a period of five years. The application paperwork may be obtained from a local police department, city or town hall or first selectman’s office in the case of a local permit, or any state police barracks in the case of a state pistol permit.
You are required to complete a Connecticut State Police approved handgun safety course, (Live Fire is required).