Pistol License Facts September 1, 2022

Little known facts about your NYS Pistol License;

  • Your Pistol License is a lifetime license issued by the Sheriff’s Departments.
  • If suspended or revoked you will have a legal battle on your hands, take care of it.
  • You must re-certify your Pistol License with the Trooper every 3 years.
  • All licenses in NYS are Concealed Carry, the difference is the restrictions placed by NY Courts. Now we have a Premise License and an UnRestricted License
  • Your Pistol License is good in 27 states depending on agreements.  
  • When outside NY your Pistol license has no restrictions in states that accept your license.
  • When adding a Multi-State Course to your NY license you will be able to Carry in approx. 38 states.
  • Presently unless the stores have signs allowing Conceal Carry it is now a Felony. Pleae thank your Gov and get her out of office.
  • There are several applications for your phones that give you some of this information. The “CCW” app. is the best we have found.
  • Thanks to your Gov., you must now take 18 hours of training to apply fopr your NYS Pistol License.