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CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMITS

The State of Colorado authorizes legal residents of Colorado who demonstrate competence with handguns, to carry concealed handguns in all authorized areas of the state and in accordance with state law. Read State Senate Bill 03-024 to learn more and Federal House Resolution 218 that authorizes retired law enforcement officers to carry concealed handguns.


Effective March 14, 2014, concealed handgun permit applications (new and renewal) must be submitted to county sheriff’s office where you reside, own property or own a business.

Applications are processed on a walk-in basis, at the Denver Police Department Administration Building

1331 Cherokee Street, Denver, CO 80204
(720) 913-6836
Tuesdays through Fridays, 8AM to 2:30PM (excluding holidays)

Prior to your visit, download and complete the information packet, application forms and any other required supplemental documents provided under the Citizen Applications menu. All documents must be completed before you can be seen.

A complete packet should include:

1) The application completed, but NOT signed. Applications must be signed in the presence of the issuing County Sheriff or designee.

2) An original handgun training certificate or photocopy that includes the original signature of the class instructor.

- Certificates must contain applicant's name, course name and date and instructor's original signature. Online, home study and hunter safety courses will not be accepted. <

3) Valid Colorado State identification card.

4) Proof of Denver County residency:
- Examples" lease agreement, mortgage statement, copy of tax statement

5) A cashiers check or money order in the amount of $152.50, payable to the Denver Police Department. Cash or personal checks will not be accepted.

You must complete the concealed handgun permits supplemental form if you answer "yes" to question number 14 on the application.

Effective March 14, 2014, concealed handgun permit applications (new and renewal) must be submitted to county sheriff’s office where you reside, own property or own a business. If you currently have a concealed handgun permit with Denver County and now live in another county, you must renew your permit with that county.

Renewal applications may be submitted within 120-days prior to the expiration of your permit.

Applications are processed on a walk-in basis, at the Denver Police Department Administration Building

1331 Cherokee Street, Denver, CO 80204
(720) 913-6836
Tuesdays through Fridays, 8AM to 2:30PM (excluding holidays)

You must bring the following documents and fees with you:

1) A completed permit application, not signed. Applications must be signed in the presence of the County Sheriff or their designee. A Supplemental Form must be completed if you answer yes to #14 on the application.

2) A photocopy of a verifiable Colorado Driver’s License or Colorado / military photo ID.

3) A Notarized (PRIOR TO ARRIVAL) permit affidavit.

4) Proof of Denver County residency:
- Examples" lease agreement, mortgage statement, copy of tax statement

5) A non refundable processing fee in the form of cashier check or money order for $63.00 made payable to the Denver Police Department. This fee is required for all regular civilian applicants. Personal checks will not be accepted.


 

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