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 12:00 PM          
           Phone:  (315)  337-4675

Accepted instructor list for Oneida County NY

This list is not complete.  As long as the instructor is giving out the certificate that is universal to all Oneida County classes,
then their class is acceptable.

  • Bolinski, David @ Mohawk Valley Firearms Training - 315-749-3692
  • Camden Rod and Gun Club at Camden NY - 315-525-6485 - Bob Dorn
  • Cania, Peter @ Kirkland Town Sr. Ctr. - 315-723-5049
  • Ciufo, Scott Ax Tactical - 315-235-3051
  • Croneiser, Brett W. Lowville Fish and Game Club - 315-337-4010 or 315-486-8269
  • Coriale, Arthur @ Vernon National Shooting Pres. - 315-225-3245 @ business
  • Dean, Grant - Greenfield Fish & Game - 315-723-4426 - deangrant8@yahoo.com
  • Diana, Joe at Hol/Pat Nine Mile Firearms - 315-982-3904 - 315-896-2109
  • Excalibur Walter Beverly at NYM Sp. - 315-336-2391 or 315-525-7307
  • Iacovissi, David @ 501 W. Cedar St., Rome NY - 315-271-9147
  • Judyki, Bill @ Bass Pro Shops - 315-266-4900 w/Trenton F&G Club
  • MDTS LLC. Marcy, Greenfield, Oneida Rifle Club - Chris Fry - 315-404-1923
  • Miglianti, Henry - 315-762-0117
  • Milewski, Gregory - 315-292-8102 - GMIL6184@aol.com Clinton F&G Club
  • Ron Sutphin & Associates - 315-225-1813
  • Riostirado, Ricardo @ North Sportsman's Club West Monroe - 315-532-4573
  • Rutledge, Chris @ Point Rock Fish & Game Club - 315-571-6113
  • Sacco, Patrick S. IPI Inc @ Liverpool NY - 315-453-3550 or 315-374-3479
  • Scroth, Jeffrey @ 8725 Soule Rd - 315-865-7492
  • Snizek, Thomas @ Crystal Springs Golf Course - 315-738-1817
  • Szarek, Raynold @ 427 Broad St., Oneida, NY - 315-225-6263
  • Winchell, Robert at Schoolheimer Rd., Canastota, NY - 315-264-6984
  • Weis, Scotty Lee - 315-374-1701