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Concealed Handgun Permits

General Information:

The following information is to assist you with the Concealed Handgun Permit (CHP) application process. The CHP information packet and application checklist have been provided to assist you with the application process.

How to apply for your Concealed Handgun Permit:

You may either print the application along with all other required application forms, or pick up the application packet from our office during regular business hours. You must bring your application and all required documents IN-PERSON

Applications are processed on a walk-in, first come, first serve basis.

Application processing times: (excluding holidays)

Morning : Monday, Wednesday, Friday between 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  

Afternoon: Tuesday and Thursday between 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.   

 

If you receive the application packet from someone other than the Sheriff’s Office, the information you receive may be incomplete and inaccurate based on the Sheriff’s Office requirements we may be unable to process your application.

 

NEW APPLICANTS:

Application Packet:   ALL documents listed below are required and must be completed.

CHP New Application
CHP Supplemental Questionnaire Citizen Status if you answer yes to #14 on the application.

You will also need the following documents:

  • Current Colorado Driver’s license or State issued ID
  • Proof of residency*
  • Proof of handgun training*

* If your current address is not reflected on your Driver’s License or ID, additional documentation ( Proof of Residency Accepted ) will be required. ALL documents presented must be dated within 1 to 2 months of your application date.

*See CHP information packet for handgun training requirements, certified instructor and handgun training class.

  • Out of State handgun training certificate , please contact the CHP coordinator at (719)276-5524. These certificates will have to be verified prior to processing your application and may take up to a week for verification. We will, at our discretion, refuse to accept your training certificate if we are unable to verify the instructor certification or certificate requirements
  • Online, home study or hunter safety courses will NOT be accepted

 

The application process will take approximately 30 minutes, at that time we will fingerprint and take your photo.   For questions, please contact CHP coordinator at 719-276-5524.

 

RENEWAL APPLICANTS:

Please note:    In 2014 legislative changes were put into effect regarding the Concealed Handgun Permit renewal process. If you move out of the county that issued your permit, you are now required to renew your permit with the Sheriff in the county that you currently reside, maintain a secondary residence, or lease real property used by the applicant in a business.

When can you renew your permit?

You may renew within 120 days (4 months) prior to your permit expiration date. A renewal letter will be mailed to Fremont County permit holders within the renewal period.

  • If you renew AFTER the expiration date on your permit, you will be charged a $15.00 late fee in addition to the renewal fees.
  • If your permit is 6 months expired, you MUST re-apply as a new applicant and submit all fees and requirements of a new applicant.

Renewal Application Process :  To renew with the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office, you MUST live in Fremont County (or maintain a secondary residence or lease real property used in a business).  ALL documents listed below must be completed and submitted IN-PERSON at the Sheriff’s Office Administrative Division reception window.

 

Application processing times: ( excluding holidays)

Morning : Monday, Wednesday, Friday between 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  

Afternoon: Tuesday and Thursday between 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 Application Packet:  Things to bring and remember

  • Fees
  • Current Concealed Handgun permit
  • Current Colorado Driver’s license or State issued ID
  • Proof of residency*

* If your current address is not reflected on your Driver’s License or ID, additional documentation ( Proof of Residency accepted ) will be required. ALL documents presented must be dated within 1 to 2 months of your application date.

Name Change: If you changed your name after your permit was issued, we will have to submit a fingerprint card along with your application (no additional fees) to CBI for applicant verification.

 

* ONLY Colorado issued concealed handgun permit holders are eligible for renewal.

 

If you have additional questions, please contact the CHP Coordinator at 719-276-5524.

CHP Status Change

Complete this form for:

  • Name/Address Change
  • Lost, destroyed or Stolen Permit

 

You can mail or bring the form to our office at the address listed in the sidebar.

Reciprocity

Some states may honor your permit, as this information is determined it will be posted/updated on the Colorado Bureau of Investigation’s Concealed Handgun Permit Reciprocity page.