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Concealed Firearm Permit Board Position Available

The Utah Department of Public Safety is accepting applications to serve a four year term on the Concealed Firearm Review Board (see Utah Code Annotated 53-5-703). The position on the board requires that the applicant represent “sporting interests.” The board meets quarterly and reviews denials, suspensions, or revocations of a permit or temporary permit to carry a concealed firearm. Applications must be received by May 15, 2019.

Please click here to apply.  Contact Amber Edwards at (801) 281-5001 or at the Bureau of Criminal Identification with any questions.


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.


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