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Concealed Handgun Permits

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Concealed Handgun Permits  The process is easier than you think.

READall instructions and questions completely, and provide accurate information and answers. INACCURATE or FALSE information SHALL result in the application being denied.

Items marked with a RED * are required information and MUST be completed, all others are optional.

Applicants MUST list your addresses for the previous 10 years.

Date of Birth (DOB) MUST be entered: MM/DD/CCYY (ex. 05/31/1971).

Payment options are on the last application screen, at the bottom of the page. Select "Pay at Counter" if you will be paying by cash or check, and to pay using a credit/debit card select "Proceed to Checkout".

Payment MUST be received at the time the application is submitted. If the payment is not received by close of business on the date the application is submitted, the application will be cancelled.

There is NO "Coupon Code".

Customer Service will print your forms at the Customer Service window.

For More Information, Contact:

John H. Baker Jr. Public Safety Center
330 S. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC 27602

Phone: 919-856-6949


For Technical Support, Contact:

Permitium Software
Email: help@permitium.com

NC General Statute 14-315.1: Storage of firearms to protect minors

(a) Any person who resides in the same premises as a minor, owns or possesses a firearm, and stores or leaves the firearm (i) in a condition that the firearm can be discharged and (ii) in a manner that the person knew or should have known that an unsupervised minor would be able to gain access to the firearm, is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor if a minor gains access to the firearm without the lawful permission of the minor's parents or a person having charge of the minor and the minor:

  1. Possesses it in violation of G.S. 14-269.2(b);
  2. Exhibits it in a public place in a careless, angry, or threatening manner;
  3. Causes personal injury or death with it not in self defense; or
  4. Uses it in the commission of a crime.

(b) Nothing in this section shall prohibit a person from carrying a firearm on his or her body, or placed in such close proximity that it can be used as easily and quickly as if carried on the body.

(c) This section shall not apply if the minor obtained the firearm as a result of an unlawful entry by any person.

(d) "Minor" as used in this section means a person under 18 years of age who is not emancipated. (1993, c. 558, s. 2; 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 11.)