Level 2 Fire Restrictions in effect for western areas of Boulder County. No fireworks, fires, open flame, or shooting (see map and flyer).

Many County services are being offered online. Additionally, a variety of resources are available for those impacted by COVID-19.

Concealed Handgun Permit
TEMPORARY Process for Concealed Handgun Permit Renewals
Due to the ongoing Sheriff’s Headquarters building closure because of Covid19, Concealed Handgun Permit renewals will be TEMPORARILY accepted by mail or email.
Please click here for more information.
(This is a temporary procedure but may continue for an undefined period of time, even after the building reopens. Please continue to check this website for current information.)

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 Applications:

By appointment only. Please call 303-441-3600 to make an appointment.
Appointments are available TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS from 8:30-3:30. Your fingerprints and photograph will be taken at that time.

Payments for CCW applications may be made in person using cash, check or credit cards. If you wish to pay by credit card, the service is provided by a 3rd party vendor, Colorado.gov. There will be a $0.75 base charge, plus an additional 2.25% for all payments made by credit cards to help develop, enhance and maintain the service.

You must bring all of these items to your appointment: Application—FILLED OUT**; Proof of training; Fees ($152.50 for a new permit); Colorado Driver’s License (you will need proof of Boulder County residency if the driver’s license has an out-of-county address on it).

**Please make sure you have all of the necessary paperwork FILLED OUT and ready to go BEFORE your appointment time or you may be asked to reschedule your appointment to a later date and/or time. (The application should be filled out but left unsigned.)

Contact Us

Concealed Handgun Permit

Main: 303-441-3994
Fax: 720-564-2674



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5600 Flatiron Parkway
Boulder, CO 80301
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