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Pistol Permits - Forms


Application forms to be submitted for filing must be obtained at the Pistol Permit Department. FOR APPLICATION PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY, a Draft/Work Copy Only can be downloaded by clicking here. This draft copy is not considered an official application form.

Printable Forms

          NOTE:  DO NOT SEND CASH THROUGH THE MAIL – CHECK OR MONEY ORDER ONLY

Effective Monday, April 15, 2013: Assault weapons possessed before the effective date (April 15, 2013) must be registered within a year - by April 15, 2014. They must also be recertified every five years. Owners of grandfathered assault weapons may only sell out of state or through an in state federal firearms licensee.

New York State Police have posted on-line forms for registrations required by April 15, 2014.

To be directed to FAQ intended to help gun owners in New york understand and comply with the NY SAFE Act, click here.

If you have additional questions not found here, feel free to call 1-855-LAW-GUNS (1-855-529-4867), available Monday-Friday 9am-4pm.