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    CHP Applicant Information

    records@jeffco.us
    303-271-5542

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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    CHP Coordinator

    Judy Searle jsearle@jeffco.us
    303-271-5595

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  • New Concealed Handgun Permit Application

     

    Application, supplemental form, and fingerprint form must be submitted in person to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Records Unit, (200 Jefferson County Pkwy., Golden) Monday -  Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

     Information Notice StarDue to House Bill 14-1166 that went into effect March 14, 2014, you must submit a concealed handgun permit application (new and renewal) to the county sheriff’s office where you reside, own property or own a business.

    Once approved, you will be contacted to come in for a photo and receive the permit card.  Please note that permit cards are property of the sheriff's office.

    Application

     

    Proof of residency

    • Per C.R.S. 18-12-205 (IV), an applicant must provide proof of Colorado residency by providing a valid driver's license, Colorado ID or Military ID, along with permanent duty station orders for Colorado.
    • Per House Bill 14-1166 you must submit a concealed handgun permit application (new and renewal) to the county sheriff's office where you reside, own property or own a business.
    • If the address on the driver's license or ID doesn't match the application, the applicant is required to provide other proof of residency, such as a lease/rental agreement, property tax statement, utility bill or vehicle registration.
    • Per C.R.S. 42-2-119 (1) (a), whenever any person, after applying for or receiving a driver's license or motor vehicle registration number, moves from the address named in such application or in the license or registration issued to such person or when the name of the licensee is changed, such person shall within 30 days notify the department in writing of such person's old and new address, and the number of any license or registration held by such person.

    Fee

    • $125 made payable to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.  Will accept cash, MasterCard, Visa, money order, cashier’s check or certified check (NO personal or business checks).

    Handgun Training Certificate

    • Certificates must contain the applicant's name, course name, date of course and the instructor's original signature.
    • Online, home study and hunter safety courses will not be accepted.
    • A copy of your original certificate is acceptable.
     

    Fingerprints

    •  The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office will take one set of fingerprints. Complete and answer all questions on the fingerprint information form Download Adobe Reader from Downloads Page  and submit along with the application.  

    Competence with a Handgun

    Per C.R.S. 18-12-203, applicants must demonstrate competence with a handgun by submitting one of the following:

    • Evidence of experience with a firearm through participation in organized shooting competitions or current military;
    • Evidence that, at the time the application is submitted, the applicant is a certified instructor;
    • Proof of honorable discharge from a branch of the United States Armed Forces (DD214) within three years preceding submittal of this application;
    • Proof of honorable discharge from a branch of the United States Armed Forces (DD214) that reflects pistol qualifications obtained within 10 years before submitting this application;
    • A certificate showing retirement from a Colorado law enforcement agency that reflects pistol qualifications obtained within 10 years before submitting this application;
    • A training certificate from a handgun training class obtained within 10 years before submitting this application. The certificate must include the original signature of the certified instructor who taught the class.
      • A “handgun training class” means: a law enforcement training firearms safety course; a firearms safety course offered by a law enforcement agency, an institution of higher education, a public or private institution or organization or firearms training school that is open to the general public and is taught by a certified instructor; or a firearms safety course or class offered and taught by a certified instructor.
      • A “certified instructor” is a firearms safety course instructor certified by a county, municipal, state or federal law enforcement agency; the Colorado Peace Officer Standards Training (POST) board; a federal military agency; or a national nonprofit organization that certifies firearms instructors, operates national firearms competitions and provides training, including courses in personal protection, in small arms safety, use and marksmanship.
         

    Please call (303)-271-5595 or email for more information on concealed handgun permits.