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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Yes. In most cases all Connecticut residents must first apply for and obtain a Temporary State Permit which is valid for only 60 Days.

Connecticut residents who also maintain a residence in another state and possess a valid resident Permit to Carry handguns from the state where they maintain another residence, may be eligible to apply for a non-resident permit directly from the Department of Public Safety.

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