Concealed Handgun Permit

If you are interested in applying for a Concealed Handgun Permit from the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office, please read the following instructions carefully.

Application


You may obtain a Concealed Handgun Permit Application one of the following ways:

Online


In Person


  • Pick up an application in person at the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office - Main Office

Over the Phone


  • Call 970-920-5300 and request an application be mailed to you

Before You Turn In Your Application
  • Please call Heather Nelson at 970-920-5280 for an appointment, to bring in your application, handgun training certificate and fees. Please call Monday through Thursday, 8 am - 5 pm
  • Appointments are scheduled on Thursdays between 9 am and 11 am only.  At that time we will take your photo for your ID and complete your fingerprint cards.
  • We do not accept applications outside of the hours listed above.
Bring In to Sheriff's Office


Please bring the following to the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office
  • Your completed Concealed Handgun Permit application. The application will be notarized at that time.
  • A copy of the training certificate received for a handgun training course. Copy or certificate must have original signatures.
  • Check, exact cash, or credit card for $152.50, made payable to "Pitkin County Sheriff's Office" for the processing fees.
  • Proof of residency. Example: Colorado Driver's License with current Pitkin County address.

Renewals


Your Concealed Handgun Permit is valid for 5 years.  Within 120 days of your expiration date you can renew your permit through our office.  Please call Heather Nelson at 970-920-5280 to make an appointment.

Please bring the following to the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office
  • Your completed Concealed Handgun Permit application. The application will be notarized at that time.
  • Renewal Affidavit
  • Check, exact cash, or credit card for $63.00, made payable to "Pitkin County Sheriff's Office" for the processing fees.
  • Proof of residency. Example: Colorado Driver's License with current Pitkin County address.


If you have any questions, please call 970-920-5280.