Announcement for New Pistol Permit Applicants Only
Announcement for New Pistol Permit Applicants Only*:
(*Pistol permit renewals will continue to be processed by mail only)
The State Police Special Licensing and Firearms Unit is pleased to announce the following changes at its Headquarters location in Middletown for new pistol permit applicants only:
Effective Thursday, April 22, 2021—anyone who had a scheduled appointment between now and the end of July, may come to Headquarters and obtain their new pistol permit at any time, starting on Thursday, April 22, 2021 through Saturday, May 15, 2021.
Effective Monday, May 17, 2021—the Headquarters location will be open without appointments to all new pistol permit applicants.
Note: Troops E and G locations still require an appointment. To check availability please Click Here
To provide better accommodations, we are also extending our hours from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm every week day and opening on Saturdays from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm.
Please note that it is your responsibility to obtain a new permit within the appropriate time frame. Effective May 20th, the 90-day extension on temporary permits will no longer be honored. AFTER May 20th, each applicant must appear in person to receive the state permit (60 days from the date of issuance of the temporary permit).
For the time being, Troop E and G will provide service to people with appointments only. If you have an appointment at Troop E and G, you may choose to keep your appointment or come to Headquarters. To check availability please Click Here. If you obtain your permit sooner than your appointment date, please cancel your appointment. Again, AFTER May 20th, each applicant must appear in person to receive the state permit (60 days from the date of issuance of the temporary permit).
The Special Licensing and Firearms Unit