What happens if I change my address?
  • If you change addresses within Cayuga County, you must visit the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office during normal business hours to amend your permit.
  • If you move outside of Cayuga County or move into Cayuga County from another county, it is recommended that you transfer your permit to your new county of residency by visiting the Sheriff’s Office that originally issued your permit.

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1. Are there current restrictions to apply for a pistol permit due to COVID?
2. Are there times outside of normal business hours that I can complete amendments to my pistol permit (add/delete handgun, address change, etc)?
3. How do I schedule an appointment with the Identification Officer when I have completed my application paperwork?
4. What is the basic criteria for applying for a permit?
5. Can a pistol permit application be mailed or faxed to me?
6. How do I apply for a permit?
7. What are the required fees of a new permit application?
8. What types of criminal arrest / offenses must I disclose?
9. How long will my permit remain valid?
10. How do I obtain a duplicate permit should mine be lost or destroyed?
11. How long does the permit process take?
12. How can I obtain a handgun safety certificate?
13. What types of pistol permits can I apply for?
14. Where is my permit / license valid?
15. What happens if I change my address?
16. How do I find Article 400.00 Licensing and other provisions relating to firearms?
17. What is the cost of filing an amendment form or completing a transfer?
18. How do I obtain a coupon to pick up a handgun I just purchased?
19. Is there a contact number should I have additional questions?