How do I 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


 (To apply, you must be 21 years of age, a U.S. Citizen residing in Mansfield, and a suitable person (C.G.S. Title 29, 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 Course Connecticut State Pistol Permit   
  2.  Complete DESPP form DPS-799-C, Pistol Permit/Eligibility Certificate application
  1. Have fingerprints taken at the State Police Barracks, Troop C 1320 Tolland Stage Road, Tolland. It will cost you $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.

       4. 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 (this Application must be notarized) 
  •  Green Fingerprint Cards 
  •   Firearm Safety and Use NRA Certificate
  •   Birth Certificate (Passport is also acceptable)
  •  Photo Identification (i.e. Driver’s License) 
  •  Proof of Mansfield residency
  •  One check or money order for $13.25 payable to “Treasurer-State of CT”  (Federal Fingerprinting Fee)
  •  One check or money order for $75.00 payable to “Treasurer-State of CT” (State Fingerprinting Fee)
  •  One check or money order for $70.00 payable to “Town of Mansfield” (Town Fee)

We will contact you upon your clearance from the State Police Bureau of Identification to set up appointment 

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

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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          8:15-4:30   (Closed for an hour for lunch)

Thursday                               8:15-6:15 

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

Pistol Permit Application

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