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Firearms Licenses | Firearms Safety locking devices

Due to the annual Medal Day Ceremony, the License Division will be closed to the public on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Regular hours will resume on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.


Please note that due to a decrease in the charge for FBI electronic civil fingerprint submissions, the fee for fingerprints will be $89.75 effective February 1, 2015.


The License Division’s hours of operation are from 8:30 AM until 4 PM Monday through Friday.  We are closed on all legal holidays.




Important information for active UMOS:
Do not file a FOIL exemption request form with the License Division.
This form only applies to persons with active handgun licenses.


Example of a firearm safety locking device

Example of a firearm safety locking device

Example of a firearm safety locking device

Example of a firearm safety locking device

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