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Connecticut Concealed Carry Laws

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Connecticut Gun Laws

  Open Carry: Permitted if licensed
  Duty to Notify Law Enforcement: Only when asked by the officer
  State Parks: Firearms prohibited
  Restaurants Serving Alcohol: No specific restriction
  Firearms at Colleges: Schools individually decide the weapons policy.
  Firearms at K-12 Schools: Firearms prohibited even in vehicles
  Magazine Capacity Limitations: Magazines with capacity over 10 must be registered
  Suppressor Ownership: Lawful
  Vehicle Possession by Non-Permitees: Handgun carry prohibited
  Firearm Law Uniformity: No preemption statute. Laws may vary by local jurisdiction
  Permit Training Requirements: A handgun safety course which must consist of no less than the NRA's Basic Pistol Course. Live fire is also required.
  Permit Issuing Authority: Connecticut State Police
  May/Shall Issue: May Issue
  State Website: link
  Length of Permit Validity: 5 years
  Permit Application Process: First you must obtain a temporary permit from your local police department. Then after completing the required training you can submit your application.
  Non-Resident Permits: Yes you may apply
  Places Off Limits: School grounds.
Any building in which any chamber of either house of the General Assembly is located or in which the official office of any member, officer or employee of the General Assembly or the office of any committee of the General Assembly is holding a public hearing.
All courthouses.
State worksites.
Additional restrictions may apply to specific cities or counties.
  Resident Permit Reciprocity:
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