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 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)
- *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
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Phone: (315) 337-4675
Accepted instructor list for Oneida County NY