State Police Headquarters Modified Services/Hours
  • Announcement for New Pistol Permit Applicants Only - 5/26/2021
  • Effective June 15, 2020, DESPP-HQ Fingerprint Identification Unit will re-open for in person fingerprinting requestsby appointment only. - 6/5/2020
  • Effective June 15, 2020, DESPP-HQ Reports and Records will re-open for in person requestsby appointment only. For information or to schedule your appointment please click HERE - 6/5/2020
  • At this time, pistol permit renewals will continue to be done by mail only.
  • Fingerprinting Limitations and License Expiration/Renewal extensions; view documentHERE- 4/30/2020
  • Suspension of requirements for unarmed security guards from other states; view documentHERE- 4/30/2020
  • Still regular business hours for Sex Offender Registry and Deadly Weapons Offender Registry- 4/30/2020
  • No service for guard cards (see Governor Lamont’s Executive Order changes to licensing requirements HERE )- 4/30/2020
  • Individuals will be asked to wait outside until called into the building- 4/30/2020

Office Hours and Locations


Photo opportunities will be available at the following locations but not on a state or federal holidays:

Troop locations will be closed during inclement weather

No appointments necessary.

Special Licensing & Firearms Unit
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, CT. 06457
Tel. (860) 685-8290
Monday through Friday 
8:30 am - 4:15 pm
Troop G in Bridgeport
149 Prospect Street
Bridgeport, CT. 06604
Tel. (203) 696-2532
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 8 am-12 pm
& 12:30 pm- 3:45 pm
Thursday 10am - 2pm & 2:30pm - 5:45 pm
Directions to HQ: I-91 N or S exit 20 – Turn left at stop sign and follow signs to Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection.
Directions to Troop G: I-95 N or S exit 27.
Troop E - Montville
I-395 North (Between exits 6 &9)
Montville, CT. 06382
Tel (860) 848-6539                                                                                                  
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
8- am-12 pm &12:30pm- 3:45 pm 
Thursday 11am -2pm & 2:30 - 6:45 pm
Directions to Troop E: Take 395N, Barracks will be on 395N                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
All locations closed on state and federal holidays.

FAQS - Public Act 13-3 as amended by Public Act 13-220: An Act Concerning Gun Violence and Children's Safety  - Most common questions and answers pertaining to the Act.

Special Licensing and Firearms Brochure

Last Date Modified: 02/08/2019