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Concealed Firearm Permits


Effective January 1st, 2019 the fingerprint-based background check processing fee that the FBI charges increased to $13.25.  This changed the total fee due when applying for a Utah concealed firearm permit.

A breakdown of the fees are listed below:

Utah residents (new total $53.25): Non-Utah Residents (new total $63.25):
Application Fee – $25 Application Fee – $35
Utah Background Check – $15 Utah Background Check – $15
FBI Background Check – $13.25 FBI Background Check – $13.25

Effective immediately, the most current application reflecting the change in fees is available for instructors and students to download by clicking here. Instructors are reminded to always use the latest application to ensure their students’ applications are accepted and processed by BCI.


Concealed Firearm Review Board Position Open

The Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI) is accepting applications to serve on the Concealed Firearm Review Board for a term of four years. The duties and description of the board are found in UCA § 53-5-703. The position on the board is for a member representing law enforcement and will be appointed by the Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety. Applicants should be employed as a peace officer.

The board meets every three months. The duty of the board is to review within a reasonable time the denial, suspension, or revocation of a permit or a temporary permit to carry a concealed firearm.

Applicants who are selected for consideration will be required to submit a resume at a later time. If you are interested in serving on this board, please CLICK HERE and provide the requested contact information.

Applications will be accepted until 5 PM on Friday, December 20th.

In lieu of the Concealed Firearm Course Survey, BCI would like to be notified of any concerns with Utah concealed firearm permit instructors or course materials by contacting BCI by email at

Our goal in the end is to certify individuals who have a sound knowledge of applicable laws, rules and regulations and who also possess confidence and sound understanding in safety and practical application of the types of firearms to be concealed.

Please use caution and do not renew your Utah CFP through any site other than the official Utah DPS site.  We have received notification that there are other websites that indicate that they can renew your Utah Concealed Firearm Permit (CFP).  These are not connected in any way to the Utah renewal website.  Please be aware that the only website to renew your Utah CFP is:

Concealed Firearms permits in the State of Utah are regulated by the Bureau of Criminal Identification. A permit to carry a concealed firearm in the State of Utah may be obtained by completing the instructions, and meeting the requirements.

If you have any questions for the BCI Firearms Division, you may contact us by phone (801) 965-4445 or email to