Firearms Licensing

License To Carry
If you are a resident of the Town of New Canaan, you are eligible to apply for a 60-Day Temporary State Pistol Permit with the New Canaan Police Department. Application packets are available from NCPD’s Records Division between the hours of 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. You may also download the packet information below.
You must COMPLETE A PRE-ENROLLMENT. Please reference the PRE-ENROLLMENT HERE 
If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact the Records Division at 203 594 3518.

More information can also be found here from the State of CT: State of CT Special Licensing and Firearms
And here: State of CT Firearms Brochure
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