Concealed Handgun Permitting

Obtaining a NEW Colorado CHP (Concealed Handgun Permit)


If you are interested in applying for a concealed handgun permit from the Gunnison County Sheriff's Office, please read the following instructions carefully.

You may obtain a concealed handgun permit application by doing one of the following:
  • Download and print our application.
  • Pick up an application at the Gunnison County Sheriff's Office:
    510 Bidwell Avenue
    Gunnison, CO 81230
  • Call 970-641-1113 and request an application be sent to you.

If you choose to download the application online, please download and read the accompanying information (see Related Documents in the upper right-hand corner of this page)

  • Quick Reference Sheet (Steps to Follow to Complete Application)
  • Fingerprint Form

Submitting Your Application


Please drop off your completed application with ALL additional information at the Gunnison County Sheriff's Office, located at:

           510 Bidwell Avenue
           Gunnison, CO 81230

What to Expect & Remember


A Sheriff's representative will notarize your signature when you drop off your completed application and all accompanying documents.

  • Don't forget to include a copy of your training certificate received from a certified instructor for the handgun or training course that you attended.
  • Don't forget to bring a check for $152.50, made payable to the "Gunnison County Sheriff's Office" or you can pay with cash (exact change please) or Credit /Debit card. Please be aware that transactions made with a credit/debit card are subject to a Portal Administration fee of $0.75 plus 2.25% of total transaction amount.
  • Don't forget a copy of your valid Colorado drivers license.

Processing of your application can take up to 90 days or more.