Connecticut

Banned Weapons: None

Background Checks: State processes all instant background checks.

Permit Exceptions: A concealed weapons permit issued prior to November 30, 1998, may be used as an alternative to an instant background check for the duration of the permit (not to exceed five years).

State Waiting Period: 14-day waiting period for all firearms. Does not apply to prior firearm permit or license holder. A hunting license also exempts the holder for long gun purchases.