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All of the information that you need to get and keep a handgun license in Orange County NY. Information about buying your first gun and learing to shoot and other important information.

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GETTING AND HAVING A
NY STATE PISTOL LICENSE

COUNTY, STATE AND FEDERAL INFORMATION
This is the old style pistol license that many people still have

GETTING AND HAVING A NY STATE HANDGUN LICENSE
COUNTY, STATE AND FEDERAL INFORMATION
IMPORTANT
NEW PISTOL LICENSE APPLICANTS
PLEASE NOTE

 

10/25/2016 The fee that you pay when you get fingerprinted is now $97.

3/29/2016 You can now download a copy of the Sheriff Department's pistol application check list dated 2/13/15. SEE BELOW

3/29/2016 You can download a copy of the Sheriff Department's Co-owned Firearms form for use when cross registering handguns between family and friends dated dated 2/19/15. SEE BELOW (The term "Co-owned is incorrect. Cross registering firearms does not imply ownership.)

2/29/2016 You can now download the current version, 6/14, of the AMENDMENT form on my website and fill it in online and print it out or download the blank form from the Orange County Website.

11/2014

1. You can now download the pistol permit applications (or Pedigree Sheet) and Instructions from the Orange County Sheriff's Department website HERE. (The new date on the Pedigree sheet is 6/22/15 but they still accept the old form from the County Clerk's Office as of 9/23/15. )

2. The $10 application fee that you paid when you picked up the application in the past will now be added to the fingerprint fee that you pay when you go to get fingerprinted.

2/2013

1. The Sheriff's Office is now requiring that you make an appointment to get fingerprinted and to turn in you application. CALL 291-7932

2. The Opt Out Form to have your name removed from the pistol license list if someone request a copy of the list is now available HERE on the Orange County Clerk's Office Pistol License Department and HERE on OCShooters.com.

3/2012 Fingerprint fee now $91.50

10/2007 CHANGES: Orange County and Sullivan County have both changed the "fingerprint" fee due to a fee change by the FBI. The Fee in Sullivan County is $105.25 and in Orange County it is $94.25, ( because Orange County uses computerized fingerprinting,) made out to Orange County Commissioner of Finance.

6/2007 CHANGES: Orange County the NY Pistol License application process. They are also makeing some changes to the instructions for the NY Pistol License Application. They are doing this because the Sheriff's Department now has new equipment and has computerized the fingerprinting process and taking the required pictures. You will no longer have to get ink on your fingers or pay $10 to have your picture taken.

    
This is the new style except it is white
(How do you like the caliber of the GLOCK?)

     If you are using information on the website to get your handgun license, please support this website and me by taking my Handgun Safety Class.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT GETTING A PISTOL LICENSE

  • GENERAL OVERVIEW OF GETTING A PISTOL LICENSE IN NY STATE including special information for Nassau County 

  •      Just remember that the sooner you turn in your application, the sooner you get your license.  Also in Orange County, the instructions make it sound like you have to take your safety class before you turn in your application.  Actually you do not have to show proof that you have taken the safety class until you have your meeting with the Sheriff’s Department for you interview and that takes place about  1 ½ months after you turn in your references.

    HOW TO APPLY FOR A PISTOL LICENSE

    ORANGE COUNTY NY

    SULLIVAN COUNTY

    SULLIVAN COUNTY INFORMATION


    THE REQUIRED SAFETY CLASS

  • MY HANDGUN SAFETY CLASS (to meet the requirement in Orange County.) 
  • ORANGE COUNTY CLERKS HANDGUN SAFETY INSTRUCTORS LIST (UNOFFICIAL) 

  • ADDING AND REMOVING GUNS AND OTHER CHANGES TO YOUR LICENSE

  • AMENDING YOUR LICENSE, ADDING & REMOVING GUNS & OTHER CHANGES 

  • HANDGUN LICENSE FORMS


    As far as I know, all of these forms are the currents forms but the forms are subject to change without notice.
    CHECK DATES
    THESE FORMS INFORMTION ONLY- DO NOT USE THESE FORMS
    ONLY USE FORMS SUPPLIED IN YOUR APPLICATION

    All forms are avialable on the Orange County Clerk's Office online HERE

    APPLICATION CHECK LIST 2/13/15

    CO-OWNED FIREARMS FORM 2/19/2015,
    (TO CROSS REGISTER HANDGUNS.)

    INTERVIEW LETTER

    AMENDMENT
    You can use these forms to apply for an Amendment.
    Forms are in PDF format. Click on form to fill it in.
    Files are large and takes several seconds to download
    You might have to open it in a separate window
    to be able to fill in the form online.
    AMENDMENT FORM
    (Two copies required)(Open outside of your browser, fill in and print)
    OLD
    HANDGUN APPLICATION
    PRE 6/2007 CAN NO LONGER BE USED

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS (Not available)
    APPLICATION FORM
    REFERENCE LETTER (Not available)
    ARREST AFFIADVIT (Not available)
    INTERVIEW LETTER

    OTHER SPECIAL INFORMATION