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Firearms Licenses | Firearms Safety locking devices

Due to the Police Commissioner's Walkout, Friday, September 16th, 2016, and the Inauguration of the incoming Police Commissioner, Monday, September 19th, 2016, the License Division offices at One Police Plaza, will be closed to the public.

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, September 20th, 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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