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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The law is silent on this matter. The original training certificate is your property and you do not need to give it to anyone. A copy should suffice, and a call/email/letter to your NRA instructor from the police department confirming your attendence and passing of the course should be more than sufficient should the copy of your certificate be questioned.

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