- Office of Pistol Permit Licensing Home
- NYSP Recertification Process
Opt Out - NYS Firearms License Request for Public Records Exemption
This form may be mailed, faxed(731-3430) or hand delivered to the
Pistol Licensing Office, 800 Park Ave, Utica, NY 13501
- Instructions for Pistol License Application
- Majority of Licenses Issued are Carry Concealed Restricted
- Notice of Training Requirement
- Transfer from Deceased License Holder
- What you will need to bring to pick up an Application
IN ORDER TO PICK UP AN APPLICATION FOR A PISTOL LICENSE IN ONEIDA COUNTY YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
- Be at least 21 years old
- Be a resident of Oneida County for at least 1 year
- Show proof of the above 2 items with a valid NYS Drivers License ONLY.
Show proof that you have had previous formal handgun training within the last three (3) years.
a. A Certificate or letter from a N.R.A. Basic Pistol shooting course.
b. Active Military ID or recent discharge papers. (3 years)
c. Active Police Officer or Corrections Officer status or recently retired (3 years)
- *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 11:30 AM and 12:30 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
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Phone: (315) 337-4675
If you are taking the N.R.A. Basic Safety Course, the clubs below offer the course.
Be advised that they are not affiliated or authorized to provide instructions pertaining to the Pistol License Application. They only provide the safety course needed.
Central NY Firearms Training at Whitestown Community Center
Chad Ashe, NRA Class at Camden Rod & Gun Club
Gander Mountain NRA Class in New Hartford, NY
Michael Smith, NRA Class at Oneida Rifle Club
Scott Weis, NRA Class in Sylvan Beach
Tim McGregor, NRA Class at Sauquoit Fish & Game Club
John Welter, Mohawk Valley Firearms Training at Ilion Fish & Game Club
Dean Grant, NRA Class at Greenfield Fish and Game Club