Firearms/Pistol Permit Information

Hours of Operation:
 by appointment only call 413-467-9222 to make appointment

Please renew your pistol permit 1 month before expiration.
Cost:  $100.00 Check or Money Order ONLY
Renewals over age 70 are free.
Application process will take approximately 20 minutes.
 

License to Carry Firearms

Types:

Class A - All LEGAL firearms, shotguns, rifles and mace/pepper spray

Class B - Small capacity handguns (10 rounds or less) and large capacity rifle and shotguns

Class C - (FID) Small capacity rifles (10 rounds or less) and shotguns (5 rounds or less) and mace/pepper spray 

Note: Class A & B permits are usually restricted to target/hunting – if an unrestricted license is desired a Letter must be attached to the application spelling out the need for an unrestricted permit.

Who is eligible:

CLASS A or CLASS B
Class C or Class C - Mace Only
Granby resident (proof required)
Granby resident (proof required)
21 years of age
18 years of age
15-18 w/parent permission
Firearms safety class
(MSP approved/ new issues only)
Firearms or hunters safety class
(MSP approved/ new issues only)
No felony convictions- EVER
No felony convictions within 5 years
No misdemeanor conviction that carry a 2 yr or more sentence
(Incl. OUI after 1994)
No misdemeanor conviction that carry a 2 yr or more sentence within 5 years
No confinement for alcohol abuse
No confinement for mental health within 5 years
No confinement for mental illness
No confinement for mental health issues within 5 years
No active restraining order
No Narcotic Law Convictions
No active restraining order
No Narcotic Law Convictons within 5 years/No trafficking convictons
No arrest warrants
No arrest warrants
No gun trafficking convictions
No gun trafficking conviction
No convictions for violent offenses
No convictions for violent offenses
Deemed suitable by licensing authority
 

Cost:  NON-REFUNDABLE Application fee

$100 for Class A, B or C $25.00 for Class C -Mace Only (free renewals)

Process:

1. Completion of application and payment of $100 application fee

NOTE: Inaccurate or incomplete applications, particularly concerning prior criminal record and/or residency, can result in denial of permit AND criminal charges.

2. Fingerprinting via MIRCS automated fingerprint system

3. Verification of application information

4. Confirmation of eligibility by MSP and Dept. of Mental Health

5. Permit received back from State (valid for no more than 6 years)

6. Permit delivered to place of residence

NOTE: If you change your address you are REQUIRED BY LAW to notify the Police Department where your permit is issued, the Police Department where you are moving too, and the Firearms Records Bureau.