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Concealed Handgun Carry Permit

Until further notice, Gilpin County Sheriff's Office asks that you make an appointment for initial concealed handgun permit applications. 

Please call 303-582-1060 to schedule an appointment.

Concealed Handgun Permit FAQs


Permit Eligibility Criteria


Concealed Handgun Initial Permit Application


Concealed Handgun Permit Renewal with Affidavit

Concealed Handgun Permit Information Packet


Address Change, Lost, Destroyed, or Stolen Permit



Names of Concealed Handgun Permit holders are NOT public record. 


If you are interested in applying for a Concealed Handgun Permit from the Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office, please read and follow the following instructions carefully:


1.  Obtain a Concealed Handgun Permit Application by:

Downloading and printing our Concealed Handgun Permit Application or

Picking up an application at the Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office located at 2960 Dory Hill Road – Suite 300, Black Hawk, CO 80422 or

By calling (303) 582-1060 and requesting an application be sent to you.


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


2.  Call (303) 582-1060 to schedule an appointment to bring the completed application to the Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office.

3.  The following must be included with your application:

  • Copy of handgun training certificate or evidence of other qualified training (see Concealed Handgun Permit Information Packet)

  • Cash, check or money order for $152.50 made payable to the Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Proof of residency.


If you have any questions you can contact the Gilpin County Sheriff’s Office - (303) 582-1060, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 



Reciprocity: Some states may honor your permit. As this information is determined, it will be posted on the Colorado Bureau of Investigation's website. CBI Reciprocity Page


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