Pistol Permits, Firearm Sales & Transfers

Acquiring a Temporary Pistol Permit to Carry Pistols & Revolvers

Issuance of a Five-Year Permit: 

Within sixty (60) days of issuance of your temporary permit, the applicant must go to the Department of Emergency Services and Public Safety, Special Licensing and Firearms Unit, located at 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457. To stay updated regarding the Firearm Unit’s hours and operation procedures, please check the CT State portal. You may contact the unit by calling (860)-685-8290 or by emailing DESPP.SLFU@ct.gov.


Sale or Transfer of All Firearms: State of Connecticut Instructions

All inquiries regarding the Sale or Transfer of a firearm, please contact Special Licensing and Firearms Unit via telephone 860-685-8290 or by email to ensure you are compliant with state laws.