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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: Connecticut State Police
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
Length of Permit: 5 years
Cost of Training: ~$100-$150
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. This means you will need two permits, costing you a total of $140 in permit fees.
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:
Connecticut honors or recognizes the following states’ concealed carry permits:
Connecticut does not recognize permits or licenses from any other state.