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Colorado Gun Permits – A permit to carry a concealed weapon may be obtained through the Sheriff of the county in which you live.

Colorado Hunting License –


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Colorado Gun Laws

Friday, November 7, 2014


“The right of no person to keep and bear arms in defense of his home, person and property, or in aid of the civil power when thereto legally summoned, shall be called in question; but nothing herein contained shall be construed to justify the practice of carrying concealed weapons.”

Gun Laws Overview

Permit to PurchaseNoNo
Registration of FirearmsNoNo
Licensing of OwnersNoNo
Permit to CarryNoYes*
*Permit to Carry Concealed.

Colorado only honors permits or licenses from residents of the states that it honors.

Must be 21 years of age or older to carry on a recognized permit or license in Colorado.

The list and map below are included as a tool to assist you in validating your information.  We have made every effort to report the information correctly, however reciprocity and recognition agreements are subject to frequent change.  The information is not intended as legal advice or a restatement of law and does not include:  restrictions that may be placed on non-resident permits, individuals under the age of 21, qualifying permit classes, and/or any other factor which may limit reciprocity and/or recognition.  For any particular situation, a licensed local attorney must be consulted for an accurate interpretation.  YOU MUST ABIDE WITH ALL LAWS: STATE, FEDERAL AND LOCAL.

Castle DoctrineNo Law
No-Net LossNo Legislation
Right to Carry ConfidentialityProvisions Enacted
Right to Carry in RestaurantsLegal
Right To Carry LawsShall Issue
Right To Carry Reciprocity and RecognitionTrue Reciprocity
Right to Keep & Bear Arms State Constitutional ProvisionsWith Provisions
Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Concealed Handgun Permit Unit: