Welcome! This is an official application for a permit to purchase 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 denial of this application for a purchase permit.
A non-refundable processing fee of $5.00 per permit is required. In addition, a convenience fee of $3.00 per application is required to process payment. These fees will be charged even if your application is denied or expired out.
PLEASE READ - You must enter your LAST, FIRST, and MIDDLE name as displayed on your NC Driver's License/State Issued Picture ID and social security card.
Effective December 1, 2015, North Carolina General Statute 14-404(e1) requires applicants to sign a release of court orders concerning mental health and capacity for pistol purchase permits.
***You MUST come into the Sheriff’s Office within THIRTY (30) business days after you have completed the online portion of the application. Your application process will not begin until this final step has been completed.***
Donations are only available if paying by credit card. The donation amount will not be applied to your application fee.