Renew A Utah Concealed Firearm Permit

A Utah Standard Permit Cannot Be Renewed More Than 90 Days Before It Expires
Standard Permit Holders Are NOT Required To Attend A Class To Renew A Permit Unless The Permit Has Been Expired For More Than One Year

A Utah Provisional Permit Cannot Be Renewed
See The Tab Below For More Information

A concealed firearm permit cannot be renewed more than 90 days before it expires or 1 year after it expires. BCI will send you a renewal notice, but you do not need to wait for this notice to renew your permit. You are required to notify BCI of any address changes. Also, if BCI does not have your current name or address you may not receive the renewal notice.

Military Service Members Stationed In Utah:

  • Renewal fees are waived for all Active Duty or Active Guard & Reserve (AGR) service members and spouses of an active duty service member.
  • Service members and spouses must appear to BCI in person and provide a copy of the service member’s current Active Duty orders.
  • Service members in the Reserve and National Guard do not qualify.

Late Fee:

  • If your permit has been expired less than 30 days AND BCI receives your renewal BEFORE the 30 days has passed there is no late fee.
  • If your permit has been expired for more than 30 days but less than 1 year AND BCI receives your renewal BEFORE it has been expired for 1 year there is a $7.50 late fee.
  • If your permit has been expired for more than 1 year or if BCI receives your renewal application AFTER the one year has passed your permit CAN NOT be renewed. You are required to retake the concealed firearm permit class taught by an approved instructor. See our classes here.

Important Information

As of May 29th, 2019, all applicants are required to watch a firearms safety/suicide prevention video prior to submitting an application.
The video is available on the BCI website AND below.

Renewal Fee

Utah Resident: $20.75
Non-Resident: $25.75
(there is a $0.75 convenience fee to renew online)

Non-Resident Proof Of Permit

  • If you live in any of the following states that recognize or have reciprocity with Utah, you must have a valid permit/license from your state BEFORE you can renew a Utah permit.
    Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire*, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, or Wyoming.
  • If you live in any of the following states that Do Not recognize the Utah permit, you Do Not need a permit/license from your state to renew your Utah permit.
    California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Oregon, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island, South Carolina, or Washington D.C.

Residency is determined by your state-issued identification

You Must Have

  • The information on your current permit
  • The ability to upload a passport quality photograph (2″ x 2″)
  • The ability to upload proof of non-resident permit, if applicable
  • The ability to provide payment using a credit/debit card. The fee is nonrefundable

Please use caution and DO NOT renew your Utah Concealed Firearm Permit anywhere other than the official Utah Department of Public Safety website. There are many scam websites that say they can renew your Utah permit. Please be aware that the ONLY website to renew your Utah permit is: https://secure.utah.gov/concealed-firearms.

If you need assistance during the online submission of your concealed firearm permit, please call 877-988-3468

Application Process

Upon receipt of the completed online renewal, payment, and passing the background check, BCI will mail your new permit. It may take approximately two weeks to receive it.

A concealed firearm permit cannot be renewed more than 90 days before it expires or 1 year after it expires. BCI will send you a renewal notice, but you do not need to wait for this notice to renew your permit. You are required to notify BCI of any address changes. Also, if BCI does not have your current name or address you may not receive the renewal notice.

Military Service Members Stationed In Utah:

  • Renewal fees are waived for all Active Duty or Active Guard & Reserve (AGR) service members and spouses of an active duty service member.
  • Service members and spouses must appear to BCI in person and provide a copy of the service member’s current Active Duty orders.
  • Service members in the Reserve and National Guard do not qualify.

Late Fee:

  • If your permit has been expired less than 30 days AND BCI receives your renewal BEFORE the 30 days has passed there is no late fee.
  • If your permit has been expired for more than 30 days but less than 1 year AND BCI receives your renewal BEFORE it has been expired for 1 year there is a $7.50 late fee.
  • If your permit has been expired for more than 1 year or if BCI receives your renewal application AFTER the one year has passed your permit CAN NOT be renewed. You are required to retake the concealed firearm permit class taught by an approved instructor. See our classes here.

Important Information

As of May 29th, 2019, all applicants are required to watch a firearms safety/suicide prevention video prior to submitting an application.
The video is available on the BCI website AND below.

Renewal Fee

Utah Resident: $20.00
Non-Resident: $25.00
(there is a $0.75 convenience fee to renew online)

Non-Resident Proof Of Permit

  • If you live in any of the following states that recognize or have reciprocity with Utah, you must have a valid permit/license from your state BEFORE you can renew a Utah permit.
    Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire*, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, or Wyoming.
  • If you live in any of the following states that Do Not recognize the Utah permit, you Do Not need a permit/license from your state to renew your Utah permit.
    California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Oregon, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island, South Carolina, or Washington D.C.

Residency is determined by your state-issued identification

You Must Have

  • The information on your current permit
  • A copy of your non-resident permit, if applicable

What Must Accompany The Application

  • The information on your current permit
  • A Passport quality photograph (2″ x 2″) with your name and permit number on the back
  • Payment: Complete the credit card information at the bottom of the form, or include a check or money order payable to the Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification or Utah BCI. Do not send cash in the mail. The fee is nonrefundable

Completed Applications & Documents Are Submitted To:
Bureau of Criminal Identification
Address: 3888 West 5400 Taylorsville, Utah 84129
Phone: (801) 965-4445
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Closed all State and Federal holidays.

If you need assistance during the online submission of your concealed firearm permit, please call 877-988-3468

You can obtain the passport picture from the businesses below

Passport Picture Services:
Utah FAST – $5.00
Walmart – $7.44
Target – $9.99
Walgreens – $12.99
Fed Ex – $15.00
Also available at other businesses, cost varies

BCI does not offer passport picture services

Provisional Concealed Firearm Permits Cannot Be Renewed
It Expires On The Holders 21st Birthday

Provisional permit holders must apply for the regular concealed firearm permit by submitting:

  1. A completed “Application to Switch from a Provisional Permit to a Regular permit”.
  2. Copy of your provisional permit. You DO NOT need to retake the concealed firearm permit class*see picture
    Applications that are not legible will be returned to the applicant.
  3. One Photograph: A recent color photograph of passport quality (2″ x 2″)
    The photo must have been taken within the last 60 days and your name must be printed on the back of the photo.
  4. Photocopy of your non-expired Driver’s License or State issued Identification Card.
  5. If you were born outside the United States you must provide proof of United States legal residency such as Naturalization Number, Born Abroad Birth Certificate (born on a US military base), valid U.S. Passport, or permanent resident card.
  6. If applicable, you must provide documentation to support any “Yes” answers.
  7. Application Fee: $10.00 The fee is nonrefundable

* If your provisional concealed firearm permit has been expired for more than 1 year after the applicant’s 21st birthday you are required to retake the concealed firearm permit class taught by an approved instructor. See our classes here.

You can obtain the passport picture from the businesses below

Passport Picture Services:
Utah FAST – $5.00
Walmart – $7.44
Target – $9.99
Walgreens – $12.99
Fed Ex – $15.00
Also available at other businesses, cost varies

BCI does not offer passport picture services

Where To Submit The Application

  • Applications received more than 90 days before or 1 year after the applicant’s 21st birthday will NOT be accepted.

Applications may be submitted in person or by mail to:
Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification
Address: 3888 West 5400 South, Taylorsville, Utah 84129
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Closed all holidays)
Phone: (801) 965-4445
E-Mail: dpsfirearms@utah.gov

Application Process

Upon receipt of the completed online renewal, payment, and passing the background check, BCI will mail your new permit. It may take approximately two weeks to receive it.

Laws

53-5-707. Concealed firearm permit -- Fees
(1)(d) Concealed firearm permit renewal fees for active duty service members and spouses of an active duty service member shall be waived.
(2) The renewal fee for the permit is $20. A nonresident shall pay an additional $5 for the additional cost of processing a nonresidential renewal
(4)(a) The late fee for the renewal permit is $7.50.
(b) As used in this section, "late fee" means the fee charged by the bureau for a renewal submitted on a permit that has been expired for more than 30 days but less than one year.

53-5-702. Definitions.
(1) "Active duty service member" means a person on active military duty with the United States military and includes full time military active duty, military reserve active duty, and national guard military active duty service members stationed in Utah.
(2) "Active duty service member spouse" means a person recognized by the military as the spouse of an active duty service member and who resides with the active duty service member in Utah.

53-5-712. Armed Forces -- Permit requirements -- Exemptions.
An active duty service member of the United States Armed Forces who possesses a Utah concealed firearm permit is exempt from the requirement in Subsection 53-5-704(4)(a) when renewing a Utah concealed firearm permit.