As of 4/4/2013, SB 1160 is now in effect across Connecticut. This 138 page gun ban drastically alters the laws regarding firearms in Connecticut. No answer in this FAQ should be considered updated until this message is removed. We will be reviewing the new laws and the impacts they will have on Connecticut law and updating this FAq and our site as necessary.

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A valid 60 day Temporary or 5 year Permit to Carry.

A State Eligibility Certificate MAY allow the transporting of pistols and revolvers in limited circumstances.

Initially, for Connecticut Residents, a Temporary 60 day Connecticut State Pistol Permit to Carry Pistols and Revolvers is applied for and issued by local police departments or selectman's office.

Individuals who do not plan on carrying a handgun, and simply wish to transport pistols and revolvers between their home and a recognized firing/training range, a Connecticut State Eligibility Certificate may provide authority to transport pistols and revolvers under extremely limited circumstances. Eligibility Certificate information may be found beginning in the Connecticut General Statutes Section 29-36g.

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