Concealed Handgun Permit

Concealed Handgun Permit 

General Information for Obtaining a New Permit or Renewing a Permit

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) allows qualified persons to obtain a Concealed Handgun Permit (CHP), pursuant to C.R.S. 18-12-201

Completed applications for a first-time (or more than six months expired) permit must be received in person by appointment only. Do not mail documents. Please be sure to call ahead to make an appointment (970) 325-7272.

What to Bring to Your Appointment

  1. Completed Application - You will need to sign the application in front of the Sheriff's Office personnel processing the  application. Please do not sign the document until you are present at your appointment.
  2. Colorado Drivers' License or State ID with current Ouray County address. 
  3. Original Certification for Firearms Training. Acceptable training includes NRA, proof of organized shooting completions, DD-214, or PCS orders. Hunter safety courses and online training classes will not be accepted. 
  4. Sheriff's Office personnel will fingerprint you at your appointment. 

To make an appointment, please call (970) 325-7272.

Permit Renewal Requirements

It is the applicant's responsibility to submit for renewal of concealed handgun permit within 120-days before the permit date expiration. If the permit is more than six months expired, a new application form must be submitted along with the new application fee. 

Renewal permit applications may be mailed to the Ouray County Sheriff's Office, PO Box 585, Ouray, CO 81427. 

For more information regarding renewal of a permit, please contact (970) 325-7272.

LEOSA Concealed Handgun Permit

Under the Law Enforcement Officers' Safety Act (LEOSA), qualified retired or separated law enforcement personnel may apply for a Retired / Separated Law Enforcement Officer Concealed Handgun Permit. A retired or separated officer applying for a permit must reside or maintain a secondary residence in Ouray County. 

Contact Us

  1. Sheriff Perry


    Justin Perry, Sheriff


    421 6th Avenue 

    P.O. Box 585

    Ouray, CO 81427

    Ph: 970-325-7272

    Fx: 970-325-0225

    Montrose Dispatch: 970-249-9110

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