New York City Police Department

Firearms Licenses | Firearms Safety locking devices

Important notice regarding temporary change in License Division and Rifle and Shotgun Section hours of operation.

Effective immediately the License Division and the Rifle and Shotgun Section will not be open to accept new applications on Monday nights.

The License Division’s hours of operation will be from 8:30 AM until 4 PM Monday through Friday until further notice.




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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