Firearms InstaCheck Unit

 

 

The Firearms InstaCheck Unit is responsible for ensuring that proper procedures, along with state and federal guidelines are adhered to and followed by all citizens wishing to purchase a firearm. The Firearms InstaCheck Unit performs comprehensive background investigations into each and every firearm purchase, as well as reviews all concealed weapon permit applications, helping to promote gun safety within the State of Colorado. For additional information about the services provided by InstaCheck please visit our "Available Services" page. Thank you for visiting the CBI Firearms InstaCheck Unit.

Program Manager: Ross Sibley
Phone Number: (303) 813-5708

Email:ross.sibley@state.co.us 

 

Manager: James Spoden, Concealed Handgun Permit Section
Phone Number: (303) 813-5702

Phone Number: (303) 813-5700 Option 4
Email: james.spoden@state.co.us

 

Manager: Becky Shoe, Appeals Section
Phone Number: (303) 813-5700 Option 3

Email:becky.shoe@state.co.us

 

Manager: JoAnne Barry, Firearm Transfer Section
Phone Number: (303) 813-5700 Option 5

Email joanne.barry@state.co.us

 

Supervisor: Maria Ledger, Firearm Transfer Unit
Phone Number: (303) 813-5700 Option 5

 

Supervisor: Nick Baumgart, Firearm Transfer Unit
Phone Number: (303) 813-5700 Option 5

 

Supervisor: Matt Fisher, Firearm Transfer Unit
Phone Number: (303) 813-5700 Option 5

 

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

 

FFL Firearm Background Checks: Area Codes 303 and 720, (303) 813-5700, select option 1

FFL Toll Free Numbers for area codes 719 and 970: 1-844-813-2256, select option 1 
 

Appeals : (303) 813-5700 - select option 3

Concealed Handgun Permits (CHP) : (303) 813-5700 - select option 4

Billing Information: (303) 813-5700 - select option 6

General/All Other Questions: (303) 813-5700 - select option 5

New and Renewing Federal Firearm Licensees: (303) 813-5700 - select option 5 

 

General Fax Number: (303) 813-5759
Appeals Fax Number: (303) 813-5758


Mailing Address:

CBI InstaCheck Unit

690 Kipling Street, Suite 3000

Lakewood, CO 80215