CT Pistol Permit Course

This Course Is Required When Applying For:

  • Connecticut Concealed Carry Pistol Permit
  • Connecticut Non-Resident Pistol Permit
  • New York Pistol Permit for several counties in New York (including Westchester)
  • Florida Non-Resident Pistol Permit
  • Arizona Non-Resident Pistol Permit
  • This course is also accepted when applying for:
    Connecticut Long Gun Eligibility Certificate

We also offer the Utah Pistol Permit course. This is the most highly sought after pistol permit in the country as it is recognized in over 30 states. For those looking to tackle both classes in one day, check out our CT/UT Combo Course.


There are no prerequisites.

For students who have completed Phase I: You may attend this course, but please call or email Laurie for some additional information.  203-828-6792 or info@bluecordfirearms.com


This one day course includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; pistol parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest position; two handed standing position; cleaning the pistol; and continued opportunities for skill development. There is a test on the course material at the end of the classroom potion of class followed by live fire shooting at the range. Upon successful completion of the course students will receive a course completion certificate via email that same afternoon.


Classroom: 40 Richards Ave., Norwalk, CT.  Please check your “CLASS INFO” email for full details.

Range: Bridgeport Shooting Range 1918 Stratford Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06607.


Weekday Classes: Typically have fewer students, which results in less time spent in the classroom.  If you do not see a day or time on our schedule that works for you , just email Laurie info@bluecordfirearms.com to see about setting up a different day & time.

Weekend Classes: All weekend classes start at 9am.  Classroom time runs until 1pm.  Everyone is usually done with range time by 3pm, but since this is done on an individual basis as soon as your turn is done you have completed the course and may leave.


$125. A $25 deposit* is required to register. *$25 deposit is non-refundable, but may be transferred to a future class if you cannot attend the original class.

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