Concealed Handgun Permit Information

If you are interested in applying for a Concealed Handgun Permit from the Boulder County Sheriff's Office, please read the following instructions carefully.

New Information Regarding Renewals

Per recently passed Colorado legislation, you can only renew your Concealed Handgun Permit with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office if you are a resident of Boulder County (or own residential or business property).
If you are not a resident of Boulder County, you must go to the Sheriff’s agency in the county where you reside (even if your permit was previously issued by the BCSO, you must go to the new county.
Check that agency’s website for information on how to apply).

How to Obtain an Application:

You may obtain an application for a new or renewed Concealed Handgun Permit Application by:

  • Downloading and printing out our Application.
  • Picking up an application at the

    Records Counter
    Boulder County Sheriff's Office Headquarters,
    5600 Flatiron Parkway,
    Boulder, CO 80301.
    Map & Directions
  • Or calling 303-441-3994 and requesting an application be sent to you.

If you chose to download the application, please download and read the accompanying Concealed Handgun Permit Information Packet thoroughly. It provides all the information you need to know to complete your application

Once you have completed your training and/or are ready to renew, you must bring your completed application (with all the accompanying documents and fees) to the Records Counter of the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters.

The Records counter will accept your applications as follows:

New Applications:

Please select an appointment time to have your fingerprints and photograph taken for a NEW application.


Renewal Applications:

Monday-Friday, 8:00-5:00.
You can drop off your completed RENEWAL application, and your new card will be mailed to you.

Headquarters Address:

Boulder County Sheriff's Office
5600 Flatiron Parkway,
Boulder, CO 80301.
Map & Directions

  • Don't forget to include a copy of any training certificate received for the handgun or training course attended.
  • Don't forget the personal check, cashier’s check or money order for $152.50 made payable to: "Boulder County Sheriff's Office" for the processing fee. (This fee is comprised of the $100.00 fee to the Sheriff’s Office for your new permit and the $52.50 fee to CBI for the fingerprint and background processing.)


Concealed Handgun Permit

Main: 303-441-3994
Alternate: 303-441-4444
Fax: 303-441-4739
Emergency: 911
Jodi Biekert


Sheriff's Headquarters

5600 Flatiron Parkway
Boulder, CO 80301
Map & Directions
Hours: 8:00a.m.-5:00 p.m. M-F