- September 29, 2016 at 8:44 am #83949
May Issue VS Shall Issue: Shall Issue
Issuing Authority: Department of Public Safety: Bureau of Criminal Identification
Required Training: You are required to take a Firearm Familiarity course taught by an instructor certified by the Bureau of Criminal Identification.
How to Apply: You can apply by mail or in person to the Utah Department of Public Safety.
Non-Residents: Utah does issue permits to Non-Residents
Renewal: You must renew your permit every 5 years.
Processing Time: Up to 60 days.
Cost: For Residents it will cost you $37 for new and renewed permits. For Non-Residents it will cost $47 for new and renewed permits.
Change of Address: You are required to notify the Bureau of Criminal Identification by mail or email with all of the information regarding your address change.
Required to Notify Law Enforcement: No
Places Off Limits When Carrying:
Federal restrictions include all Federal Building, National monuments, National memorials, secure areas.
State Restrictions include:
A person with a permit to carry a concealed firearm may not carry a concealed firearm in any secure area. A secure area may be established at an airport, higher education institution, or courthouse. A mental health facility or correctional facility may be designated by rule as an area in which no firearm or ammunition may be transported, sold, given, or possessed upon the facility. At least one notice shall be prominently displayed at each entrance to any secure area in which a firearm is restricted. Provisions shall be made to provide a secure firearms storage area so that persons with lawfully carried firearms may store them while they are in the secure area. A person licensed to carry a concealed firearm may not knowingly and intentionally transport a firearm into a house of worship or a private residence after notice has been given that firearms are prohibited.
Private Property Prohibitions: 1) A person, including a person licensed to carry a concealed firearm pursuant to Title 53, Chapter 5, Part 7, Concealed Weapon Act, after notice has been given as provided in Subsection (2) that firearms are prohibited, may not knowingly and intentionally: (a) transport a firearm into: (i) a house of worship; or (ii) a private residence; or (b) while in possession of a firearm, enter or remain in: (i) a house of worship; or (ii) a private residence. (2) Notice that firearms are prohibited may be given by: (a) personal communication to the actor by: (i) the church or organization operating the house of worship; (ii) the owner, lessee, or person with lawful right of possession of the private residence; or (iii) a person with authority to act for the person or entity in Subsections (2)(a)(i) and (ii); (b) posting of signs reasonably likely to come to the attention of persons entering the house of worship or private residence; (c) announcement, by a person with authority to act for the church or organization operating the house of worship, in a regular congregational meeting in the house of worship; (d) publication in a bulletin, newsletter, worship program, or similar document generally circulated or available to the members of the congregation regularly meeting in the house of worship; or (e) publication: (i) in a newspaper of general circulation in the county in which the house of worship is located or the church or organization operating the house of worship has its principal office in this state; and (ii) as required in Section 45-1-101. (3) A church or organization operating a house of worship and giving notice that firearms are prohibited may: (a) revoke the notice, with or without supersedure, by giving further notice in any manner provided in Subsection (2); and (b) provide or allow exceptions to the prohibition as the church or organization considers advisable. (4) (a) (i) Within 30 days of giving or revoking any notice pursuant to Subsection (2)(c), (d), or (e), a church or organization operating a house of worship shall notify the division on a form and in a manner as the division shall prescribe. (ii) The division shall post on its website a list of the churches and organizations operating houses of worship who have given notice under Subsection (4)(a)(i). (b) Any notice given pursuant to Subsection (2)(c), (d), or (e) shall remain in effect until revoked or for a period of one year from the date the notice was originally given, whichever occurs first. (5) Nothing in this section permits an owner who has granted the lawful right of possession to a renter or lessee to restrict the renter or lessee from lawfully possessing a firearm in the residence. (6) A violation of this section is an infraction.
State Website: Utah
Current Reciprocity Map:
For resident permits:
For non-resident Permits:
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