This page provides general information about the requirements for the Colorado Concealed Carry permit. The requirements are state legislated, but the permit is obtained through your county of residence. Links are provided to several of the counties surrounding Denver, Colorado's web pages concerning the CCW permit.

As a website, we seek to provide resources to facilitate the acquisition of your CCW permit. We cannot be responsible for the accuracy of the information contained within any links provided.

18-12-201. Legislative declaration
18-12-202. Definitions
18-12-203. Criteria for obtaining a permit
18-12-204. Permit contents - validity - carrying requirements
18-12-205. Sheriff - application - procedure - background check
18-12-206. Sheriff - issuance or denial of permits - report
18-12-207. Judicial review - permit denial - permit suspension - permit revocation
18-12-208. Colorado bureau of investigation - duties
18-12-209. Issuance by sheriffs of temporary emergency permits
18-12-210. Maintenance of permit - address change - invalidity of permit
18-12-211. Renewal of permits
18-12-212. Exemption
18-12-213. Reciprocity
18-12-214. Authority granted by permit - carrying restrictions
18-12-215. Immunity
18-12-216. Permits issued prior to May 17, 2003

The following list was graciously compiled by Bryan Whiting. Kudos to him for looking up all the major counties and cities in Colorado and their associated CCW web page.

Adams (Brighton) 303-655-3242

Alamosa (Alamosa) 719-589-6608

Arapahoe (Littleton) 303-795-4711

Archuleta (Pagosa Springs) 970-264-8430

Baca (Springfield) 719-523-6677

Bent (Las Animas) 719-456-0796

Boulder (Boulder) 303-441-3600

Broomfield (Broomfield) 720-887-2086

Chaffee (Salida) 719-539-2596

Cheyenne (Cheyenne Wells) 719-767-5633

Clear Creek (Georgetown) 303-679-2376

Conejos (Conejos) 719-376-2196

Costilla (San Luis) 719-672-0673

Crowley (Ordway) 719-267-5555 ext 1

Custer (Westcliffe) 719-783-2270

Delta (Delta) 970-874-2000

Denver (Denver) 720-913-6836

Dolores (Dove Creek) 970-677-2257

Douglas (Castle Rock) 303-814-7660

Eagle (Eagle) 970-328-8500

Elbert (Kiowa) 303-621-2027

El Paso (Colorado Springs) 719-520-7249

Fremont (Canon City) 719-276-5555

Garfield (Glenwood Springs) 970-945-0453

Gilpin (Central City) 303-582-1060!concealed-handgun-carry-permit/c1c8k

Grand (Hot Sulphur Springs) 970-725-3343

Gunnison (Gunnison) 970-641-1113

Hinsdale (Lake City) 970-944-2291

Huerfano (Walsenburg) 719-738-1044

Jackson (Walden) 970-723-4660

Jefferson (Golden) 303-277-0211

Kiowa (Eads) 719-438-5411

Kit Carson (Burlington) 719-346-8934, Ext 306

Lake (Leadville) 719-486-1249

La Plata (Durango) 970-247-1157

Larimer (Fort Collins) 970-498-5157

Las Animas (Trinidad) 719-846-2211

Lincoln (Hugo) 719-743-2426
Logan (Sterling) 970-522-2578

Mesa (Grand Junction) 970-244-3500 ext 0

Mineral (Creede) 719-658-2600

Moffat (Craig) 970-824-4495

Montezuma (Cortez) 970-565-8452

Montrose (Montrose) 970-252-4023

Morgan (Fort Morgan) 970-542-3445

Otero (La Junta) 719-384-5941

Ouray (Ouray) 970-325-7272

Park (Fairplay) 719-836-2494

Phillips (Holyoke)970-854-3644

Pitkin (Aspen) 970-920-5280

Prowers (Lamar) 719-336-8050

Pueblo (Pueblo) 719-583-6125

Rio Blanco (Meeker) 970-878-9600

Rio Grande (Del Norte) 719-657-4000

Routt (Steamboat Springs) 970-879-1090

Saguache (Saguache) 719-655-2544

San Juan (Silverton) 970-387-5531

San Miguel (Telluride) 970-728-4442

Sedgwick (Julesburg) 970-474-3355

Summit (Breckenridge) 970-453-2232

Teller (Cripple Creek/Woodland Park) 719-687-0701

Washington (Akron) 970-345-6865

Weld (Greeley) 970-356-4015 ext 2865

Yuma (Wray) 970-332-4805

If you do not live in one of the above counties and wish to find information concerning the CCW permit in your county, try Googling "yourcountyname county concealed handgun permit".

Note: These links are provided as a courtesy. We cannot be responsible for organizations external to us changing their Urls. If you find a broken link it would be helpful if you send us an email describing which link is broken. It would be even more helpful if you did a quick Google and supplied us with the new link, too.