Concealed Handgun Permitting (CHP)

  1. New CHP
  2. Renewal
  3. Retired Officer

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:

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)

Submitting Your Application

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

510 W. 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 Certified Funds (Cashiers Check/Money Order) 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.