How to Apply for a Pistol Permit

                               Town of Mansfield                          

Resident State Trooper’s Office, 4 South Eagleville Road, Mansfield, CT 06268

(860) 429-6024 Telephone    (860) 429-4090 Facsimile

 

Instruction for Temporary State Pistol Permit 

To apply, you must be 21 years of age, a U.S. citizen residing in Mansfield, and a suitable person (C.G.S. Title 28, sec. 29-28). Convicted felons cannot possess firearms and cannot obtain pistol permits. Prison time, probation or a fine for a felony are considered a conviction.

 

  1. You must attend an approved Basic Pistol/Handgun Safety and Use  
  1. Complete DPS-799-C Pistol Permit/Eligibility Certificate Application Here 
  1. Complete CT Criminal History Request System Pre-Enrollment Here
  • Once in system enter service code FA6A- EDBF
  • Complete Demographic information
  • Complete payment 
  • Print Applicant tracking number with bar code 
  1. Fingerprinting-Take printed Applicant Tracking number to the State Police Barracks, Troop C 1320 Tolland Stage Road, Tolland. CT The cost is $15.00 have a check or money order with you.  Fingerprints are taken at 7:00am, 3:00pm and 11:00pm every day.  Do not be late. 
  1. Call the Mansfield Resident Trooper’s Office Clerk 860-429-3360 to schedule an appointment (Thursday Only) to drop off your complete application packet which includes:
  • Completed DPS-799-C Pistol Permit Application (must be Notarized)
  • One Green Applicant Fingerprint Cards 
  • NRA Firearms Safety and Use Certificate
  • Birth Certificate or Passport 
  • Proof of Mansfield Residency
  • Photo Identification (i.e. Driver’s License)
  • One check or money order for $70.00 payable to “Town of Mansfield” (Town fee) 
  1. We will contact you upon your clearance from the State Police Bureau of Identification

 Note:    Your temporary pistol permit will be good for sixty (60) days.  It cannot be renewed.    

            For additional information please visit www.ct.gov/despp

 If you have any questions about this application, you may call the Mansfield Resident Trooper’s Office at 860-429-3360 

 Our secretary office hours are as follows:

 

Monday – Wednesday                8:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.      (Closed for an ½ hour for lunch)

Thursday                                   8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.       (Later appointment available upon request)

Friday                                       8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.