In Colorado the type of permit you can apply for differs depending on your age: Continue reading below to find out how to apply for each type of permit.
If you're between the ages of 15 years old to 15 1/2 years old, you'll need to apply for a driver education learner's permit, which will be valid for 3 years.
“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.” *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.
The records must include the party's name, age, occupation and residence, as well as any pertinent details of the firearm involved in the transaction.
An employee must also validate the date as well as provide his/her name on the record as well.
The owner/manager of a place not specifically listed or exempted may post signs prohibiting smoking or limiting it to designated areas, which shall have the effect of including the place/area in the list of indoor areas where smoking is prohibited.
MORE A permit is not required to carry a handgun where carrying firearms is legal, if the handgun is not concealed.
A handgun is not considered concealed if it is in the possession of a person who is in a private automobile or other private means of conveyance who is carrying it for a legal use, or the handgun is in the possession of a person who is legally engaged in hunting activities within the state.
The record book is to be made readily available to the authorities at any given time for inspection and investigative purposes.
Many people may also be compelled to purchase at gun shows or other similar events.