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New Pistol Permit Applicants

Between December 22 – January 23, 2021

DESPP - HQ, Troop E – Montville, and Troop G – Bridgeport, will reopen for new pistol permit applicants by appointment only.  HQ will be open on Monday through Friday from 8:30am - 4:00pm.  Troop E and G will be open on Tuesday through Saturday from 08:30 am – 3:00pm (Thursday varying hours).  Appointments can be made online by the location specific link below:

  •  Appointments for HQ  (12/22-1/22) can be made through (HQ - Appointments Click Here
  •  Appointments for Troop E  (12/22-1/23) can be made through (E - Appointments Click Here)
  •  Appointments for Troop G  (12/22-1/23) can be made through (G - Appointments Click Here)

 

Between November 18 – December 21, 2020

DESPP - HQ, Troop E – Montville, and Troop G – Bridgeport, will reopen for new pistol permit applicants by appointment only.  HQ will be open on Monday through Friday from 8:30am - 4:00pm.  Troop E and G will be open on Tuesday through Saturday from 08:30 am – 3:00pm (Thursday varying hours).  Appointments can be made online by the location specific link below:

  •  Appointments for HQ  (11/18-12/21) can be made through (HQ - Appointments Click Here
  •  Appointments for Troop E  (11/24-12/19) can be made through (E - Appointments Click Here)
  •  Appointments for Troop G  (11/24-12/19) can be made through (G - Appointments Click Here)

 

Between October 15 – November 17, 2020   SOLD OUT

DESPP - HQ, Troop E – Montville, and Troop G – Bridgeport, will reopen for new pistol permit applicants by appointment only.  HQ will be open on Monday through Friday from 8:30am - 4:00pm.  Troop E and G will be open on Tuesday through Saturday from 08:30 am – 3:00pm (Thursday varying hours).  Appointments can be made online by the location specific link below:

  •  Appointments for HQ can be made through (HQ - Appointments Click Here
  •  Appointments for Troop E can be made through (E - Appointments Click Here)
  •  Appointments for Troop G can be made through (G - Appointments Click Here) 

 

This system is for NEW pistol permits only. Appointments will begin Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

Effective June 15, 2020, appointments can be made from Monday through Friday at DESPP-HQ, and Tuesday through Saturday at Troop E – Montville and Troop G – Bridgeport (varying hours). If you need to cancel an appointment, you must do so through Eventbrite and not by calling the Special Licensing and Firearms Unit.

Upon entering the building, a temporal scan will be performed. Nobody will be admitted if they have a temperature above 100.4. A mask or cloth face covering must be worn. Only the person with an appointment will be admitted into the building.

If you are having problems with the Eventbrite website, you may call 860-685-8290. Due to high call volume, the method of scheduling your appointment is through the website.

 

Please bring the following to your appointment:

1. Temporary permit;

2. Birth certificate or Passport;

3. Photo ID;

4. $70.00 check, money order (payable to "Treasurer, State of CT" ) or Exact cash.

 

No pistol permit renewals will be accepted. During this reopening, pistol permit renewals will continued to be processed through the mail. 


Last Date Modified: 05/27/2020