Concealed Carry Class in Connecticut

You need to take a concealed carry class in Connecticut to get your Permit to Carry Pistols and Revolvers.

Make sure you look through the requirements listed below and then pick a training course that suits your needs.

Name: Connecticut Permit to Carry Pistols and Revolvers

Issuer: Police Department or First Selectmen

Type of State: May-Issue

Training Required? Yes

Type of Training Accepted: A handgun safety course that consists of no less than the NRA’s “Basic Pistol Course” and has live-fire exercises.

Length of Training: 8 hours usually

Cost of Training: $100-$150 (prices vary, but this is a rough outline)

Notes: You must first apply for and receive a Local or Temporary Permit to Carry Pistols or Revolvers. Once you have this Temporary Permit and your training, you can apply for your full Permit.

The NRA’s “Home Firearms Safety Course” and “First Steps Pistol Orientation Program” are not acceptable training courses.


States that honor or recognize the Connecticut Permit to Carry Pistols and Revolvers

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas
Idaho Indiana Iowa Kansas
Kentucky Michigan Mississippi Missouri
Montana Nebraska North Carolina Oklahoma
South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah
Vermont Wisconsin

Connecticut honors or recognizes the following states’ concealed carry permits

Colorado does not recognize permits or licenses from any other state.

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