Application Information

IN ORDER TO PICK UP AN APPLICATION FOR A PISTOL LICENSE IN ONEIDA COUNTY YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

  1.  Be at least 21 years old
  2.  Be a resident of Oneida County for at least 1 year
  3.  Show proof of the above 2 items with a valid NYS Drivers License ONLY.
  4.  Show proof that you have had previous formal handgun training within the last three (3) years.

    a.  A Certificate that you completed Phase Two of N.R.A. Basic Pistol course.  The certificate received 
         has to be the Oneida County approved format.
    b.  Active Military ID or recent discharge papers. (3 years)
    c.  Active Police Officer or Corrections Officer status or recently retired (3 years)

  5. *To Receive a "full carry" license or "unrestricted" license,  It is solely the licensing officers decision as to whether the applicant has demonstrated proper cause for the issuance of a unrestricted license.  As per PL400.(2)(F).   Additional training is not required to receive a pistol license.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE PICKED UP IN PERSON

PISTOL LICENSING - PUBLIC OFFICE HOURS:

UTICA:  Oneida County Office Building, 800 Park Ave., Utica, NY 13501
            Office hours:  8:30 AM to 12:00 AM and 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
            Monday - Friday
            Phone:  (315)  798-5821

ROME:  Griffiss Business and Technology Park
           706 Hangar Road - Corner of Brooks Road (Building 45), Rome, NY 13440
           THURSDAYS ONLY
           8:00 AM to 1:00 PM          
           Phone:  (315)  337-4675

Accepted instructor list for Oneida County NY

The instructor must supply the certificate that is universal to all classes
taught for Oneida County Pistol License applications.

  • Camden Rod and Gun Club at Camden NY - 601-4947 - Chad Ashe
  • Cania Peter at Kirkland Town Sr. Cntr. - 723-5049
  • Croneiser Brett W. Lowville Fish and Game Club - 337-4010 or 486-8269
  • Coriale Jr. Arthur S. at Vernon National Shooting Pres. - 225-3245 @ business
  • Dean Grant - Greenfield Fish & Game - 315-723-4426 - deangrant8@yahoo.com
  • Deerfield Fish and Game Club Inc. - 315-272-9502 - Mike French
  • Diana Joe at Hol/Pat Nine Mile Firearms - 982-3904 - 896-2109
  • Excalibur Walter Beverly at NYM Sp. - 336-2391 or 525-7307
  • Gander Mtn. Bill Judyki at NH Legion - 768-8800 with Trenton F&G Club
  • Iacovissi David at 501 W. Cedar St., Rome NY - 271-9147
  • MDTS LLC. Marcy, Greenfield, Oneida Rifle Club - Chris Fry - 404-1923
  • Miglianti Henry - 762-0117
  • Milewski, Gregory - 292-8102 E-mail GMIL6184@aol.com Clinton F&G Club
  • Ron Sutphin & Associates - 225-1813
  • Sacco Patrick S. IPI Inc at Liverpool NY - 453-3550 or 374-3479
  • Sarnacki Alexander, 126 Meckler Rd., Frankfort, NY  13340 - 797-0860
  • Scott Ciufo Ax Tactical - 315-235-3051
  • Scroth Jeffrey 8725 Soule Rd - 865-7492
  • Snizek Thomas at Crystal Springs Golf Course - 738-1817
  • Szarek Raynold at 427 Broad St., Oneida, NY - 225-6263
  • Welter John W. at Utica, NY - 724-6716
  • Winchell Robert at Schoolheimer Rd., Canastota, NY - 264-6984