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Firearms Licenses | License Division Contact Information

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.


Click here for a letter from the Commanding Officer, License Division to License and Permit holders regarding the recently enacted NY SAFE Act.



Phone Numbers

Administrative Section
646-610-5560
Fax 646-610-6399

New Application Section
646-610-5551

Special Patrolman Unit
646-610-5519

Carry Guard Section
646-610-4611

Hearing Unit
646-610-5873

Issuing Section
646-610-5550

Cancellation Section
646-610-5871

Incident Section
646-610-5154
Fax 646-610-7672

Renewal Unit
646-610-5872

Retiree Section
646-610-5536

Gun Custodian Unit
646-610-5936

Rifle/Shotgun Section
120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens NY
718-520-9300