Persons including a professional bondsman, surety bail bond agent or bail enforcement agent are prohibited from carrying a pistol, revolver or other firearm while acting in their professional capacity. [i]The above mentioned individuals are also prohibited from carrying a firearm while traveling to or from such business unless such bondsman or agent obtains a special permit from the Commissioner of Public Safety on successful completion of a course of training in the safety and use of firearms. The permit required under this section shall be in addition to the permit requirement imposed under section Conn. Gen. Stat. § 29-28.
Employees of a licensed security service and security officers hired by a firm or corporation are similarly prohibited from carrying a pistol, revolver or other firearm while on duty or directly en route to or from such employment, unless such employees obtain a special permit from the Commissioner of Public Safety.
Department of Public Safety, Special Licenses & Firearms Unit is the authorized agency for issuing out of state permits, granting the right to carry firearms while traveling beyond one’s home state. While Connecticut does not recognizes permits from other states, states including Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Vermont recognize a permit issued by Connecticut authorities. The permit is granted for a period of five years.
[i] Conn. Gen. Stat. § 29-152m