Pistol Permits


The Pistol Permit Office is open for walk-ins

Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays from 8:30 am - 1:45 pm and 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm



The fee for the Application is $15.00 each and you must have EXACT CHANGE, CASH ONLY

Please do not use this link to schedule fingerprints.  You will be scheduled for fingerprints upon turning in a completed application. 




The Pistol Permit Office regular hours are Tuesday thru Thursday, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 4:15 PM., and is closed on Fridays and Holidays. 


 All questions concerning :

1) Application for a new license

2) Upgrade of a current license

3) Transfer either into or out of this county

4) Amendments to a current license (buy/sell)

5) Co-registering of weapons


Any related questions or concerns are to be directed to the Pistol Permit Clerk Amanda Lord at alord@chemungcountyny.gov 


Fees involved in acquiring a permit are as follows are to be paid with CASH ONLY:  Applications MUST be purchased in the CCSO Pistol Permit Office, we do NOT accept forms downloaded from the internet.


Application:    $ 15.00

Fingerprints:  $ 107.00    

Amendments: $ 3.00

Purchase Coupon:  $ 1.00

Transfers:  $5.00

New Issue/Upgrade Fee:  $ 25.00





New York State Pistol Permit Opt Out Form


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