Federal Firearm Licensee (FFL) Information

***Attention Colorado Federal Firearm Licensees***

New Federal Firearms Licensees (FFL): All new federal firearms licensees must send a copy of your FFL license with a clearly visible ATF seal along with at least one phone number for your business to:

Email: cbi_ffl@state.co.us

Renewals of Federal Firearms Licensees (FFL): All federal firearms licensees that are renewing must send a copy of your FFL license with a clearly visible ATF seal to:

Email: cbi_ffl@state.co.us

***Attention Colorado Federal Firearm Licensees***

Firearm Transfer Background Checks Submitted by ATF Federal Firearm Licensees (FFLs) Only

***Attention Colorado Federal Firearm Licensees***

Pursuant to C.R.S. 24-33.5-424, the CBI is authorized to impose a fee for performing a criminal background check pursuant to this section. Currently, that fee is set at $10.50.

This fee pertains only to CBI firearm background checks, and not the $10.00 statutory fee a licensed gun dealer may charge for private firearms transfers pursuant to C.R.S. 18-12-112.

If you have questions regarding your InstaCheck account or billing notice, please contact the CBI Billing section at 303-813-5700 option 6, Monday - Friday, excluding state holidays.

For all other InstaCheck-related questions, please contact an InstaCheck Supervisor at 303-813-5700 option 5. InstaCheck hours of operation are Sunday - Saturday, 9:00 AM. through 9:00 PM. (MST).

***Attention Colorado Federal Firearm Licensees***

Overturned denial notifications sent to Federal Firearm Licensees (FFLs) by the InstaCheck Appeals section will only be delivered through the mail or if requested, by email at:

CDPS_CBI_InstaCheck_Appeals@State.CO.US.

Please ensure that the request includes the full FFL number, store name and a statement asking to have the reversal notifications sent via e-mail. FFLs that do not provide the requested information, will receive ​hard copy notifications through the mail only.

FFLs will receive these notifications when their customer has been overturned within 30 days of the original transaction. 

If there are any questions, please contact the Appeals section at 303-813-5700 option 3.

 

***Frequently Asked Questions: ( FAQs)***

 

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