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Concealed Handgun Permits
Concealed Handgun Information Packet
The Concealed Handgun Information Packet (Revised (12/21/10) contains all the information you will need to apply for a new permit or to renew a permit. Please read completely before filling out the application (below).  PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept incomplete applications. You must submit payment and ALL required documentation at the time of application.

Statewide Application
The Application Form must be completed and brought in to the Sheriff’s Office in person. In addition to the completed permit application form, you must also submit:

New Permits

  • A $52.50 processing fee in the form of a cashier’s check or money order, made payable to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI). This fee pays for a state and national criminal history check (fingerprints) and for an Insta-check (NICS) per Statute. This is required for all regular civilian applicants.
  • A $100 processing fee made payable to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. This fee pays for forms, ID cards, local criminal history checks, and other administrative costs.
  • Proof of residency (Colorado Driver’s License, Colorado ID Card or Military ID Card and Duty Orders) If the applicant is a property owner in Summit County, but residence is in a different county of Colorado, proof of Summit County property ownership is required (e.g., tax statement).
  • Documentary evidence demonstrating competence with a handgun as specified in C.R.S. § 18-12-203(1)(h).  PLEASE NOTE: The Summit County Sheriff's Office does NOT accept certificates from online courses.  Your training certificate must also be the ORIGINAL training certificate or a photocopy that includes the ORIGINAL SIGNATURE of the instructor. 
  • Two completed fingerprint cards (the SCSO will provide these for you). It is required that all applicants be fingerprinted to conduct a thorough background investigation and comply with state laws. Fingerprints are done Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - noon and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  No appointment is necessary.

Renewal Permits
  • A $13 processing fee in the form of a cashier’s check or money order, made payable to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI). This fee pays for an Insta-check (NICS) criminal history check per Statute. This is required for all regular civilian applicants.
  • A $50 renewal fee made payable to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. This fee pays for forms, ID cards, local criminal history checks, and other administrative costs.
  • Proof of residency (Colorado Driver’s License, Colorado ID Card or Military ID Card and Duty Orders) If the applicant is a property owner in Summit County, but residence is in a different county of Colorado, proof of Summit County property ownership is required (e.g., tax statement).
  • Documentary evidence demonstrating competence with a handgun as specified in C.R.S. § 18-12-203(1)(h). PLEASE NOTE: The Summit County Sheriff's Office does NOT accept certificates from online courses. Your training certificate must also be the ORIGINAL training certificate or a photocopy that includes the ORIGINAL SIGNATURE of the instructor.
  • General Affidavit


Late Fees
A permittee who fails to file a renewal form on or before the permit expiration date may renew the permit by paying a late fee of $15 in addition to the above mentioned renewal fees. No permit shall be renewed six months or more after its expiration date and the permit shall be deemed permanently expired. A person whose permit has permanently expired may reapply by submitting a new application and the required fees.

Address Change / Permit Lost or Destroyed Form
Within 30 days after a permittee changes the address specified on his/her permit or three business days after his/her permit is lost, stolen or destroyed, the permittee must notify the issuing Sheriff’s Office of the change of address or permit loss, theft or destruction. There is no charge for an address change; the fee for a lost, stolen or destroyed permit is $15 to obtain a duplicate permit.

Address Change / Permit Lost or Destroyed Form


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