There appears to be some confusion as to what a Connecticut resident can and can not buy under the provisions of the Constitution State’s various firearms-related permits. Specifically, the Permit to Carry Pistol and Revolvers, Eligibility Certificate [“which will require completion of a specified course of instruction (not yet specified) prior to application:], Long Gun Eligibility Certificate and/or Ammunition Certificate. To clear-up the Constitution State confusion, the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection published a guideline, with the above caveat, as follows . . .
CT Permit to Carry Pistols and Revolvers: (1) Purchase any type of handgun or revolver, (2) rifles and shotguns without a 14 day wait period, (3) ammunition and (4) magazines limited to a ten round capacity.
CT Eligibility Certificate: Does not permit carry, but allows purchase of (1) pistols and revolvers, (2)rifles and shotguns without a 14 day waiting period, (3) ammunition and (4) magazines limited to a ten round capacity.
Long Gun Eligibility Permit: Purchase of (1) any type of rifles and shotguns without a 14 day waiting period, (2) ammunition and (3) magazines limited to a 10 round capacity.
Ammunition Certificate: Purchase (1) ammunition and (2) magazines limited to a ten round capacity.