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Pistol Purchase Permits: Applicants must fill out an on-line application. Applicants will be notified of approval contingent upon signing the required mental health release form. Upon notification of contingent approval applicants may pick up their permits without an appointment Monday-Friday 8:40 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-4:00 PM. Applications are not considered complete until the applicant has signed the mental health release form. Applicants have 28 days from date notification to pick up the permits or the application will expire and the applicant will be required to reapply.
Renewal of Current Carried Concealed Handgun Permits: Applicants must fill out an on-line renewal application. Acceptance of the renewal packet will be conducted by appointment only. Customer Service will print your forms on the day of your scheduled appointment.
New Carried Concealed Permits: Fingerprinting for new carried concealed permits will resume June 1st, 2020. You must complete a North Carolina State approve carried concealed handgun course prior to application. After you have completed your online application you must make an appointment to sign the required documents and be fingerprinted. Customer Service will print your forms on the day of your scheduled appointment. We will not accept walk ins you must have an appointment. Due to public health concerns you must wear a face mask/covering when entering our facility for fingerprinting.
Change of Address and Duplicate Card Requests: Change of address and duplicate card requests may be made in person without an appointment Monday-Friday 8:40 AM-12:00 PM and 1:00 PM-4:00 PM. Please have your proper address already updated in DMV. There is no fee for changing your address. Duplicate / replacement cards are $15. Please note: change of address services and duplicate card requests are for Wake County card holders, if your permit is issued from another county you must contact the county of issue to change your address or to request a duplicate.
Welcome! This is an official application for a permit to purchase and own a pistol or handgun. You must completely and accurately fill-out this application to be considered for a permit. Any falsification of the information within this application will result in the refusal of this application for a purchase permit.
A non-refundable fee of $5.00 is required for each permit. In addition, a convenience fee of $3.00 is required to process payment. These fees will be charged even if your application is denied.
Processing may take longer during periods of high volume