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

 

  • Bill Judycki @ Trenton Fish & Game - (315)-732-0873

  • David Bolinski @ Mohawk Valley Firearms Training – (315)-749-3692

  • Joseph Diana @ West Canada Creek - 315 -982-3904

  • Lance Zaleski @ Vernon National Shooting Preserve - (315)-723-8151

  • Lisa Clemons @ Deerfield Fish & Game - 315-796-4640

  • Robert Halenwang @ Oneida Rifle Club - 315-796-4186 

  • Robert Winchell @ Oneida Rifle Club - (315)-264-6984

  • Tom Cimino @ Deerfield Fish & Game - 315-7261606