New York State Pistol Permit applications can be downloaded directly from our website. For more information call (518) 487-5413.
- The PPB-3 Standard Application Form
- Procedures for Applying (2020)
- FOIL Opt-Out Form
- The PPB-6 Gunsmith/Dealer in Firearms License Form
- Personal Character Reference Form (2020 - PDF)
- Personal Character Reference Form (2020 - MS Word)
- Supplemental Pistol Permit Applicant Info (2020 - PDF)
- Supplemental Pistol Permit Applicant Info (2020 - MS Word)
- 2020 Albany County Pistol Safety Classes
Visit the NYS website for answers to commonly asked questions on the new Safe Act.
Visit the NYS Police website for an explanation of the FOIL Opt Out form and how to use it.
Pistol/Revolver License Recertifications are currently only required for those permits originally issued before January 15, 2013. If your permit was issued before January 15, 2013, the deadline to submit your recertification is January 31, 2018.