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New York Next Steps

NOW, these are your next steps! If you need help along the way, reach out to us at (315) 585-8311.


Schedule Your In Person Training with Live-Fire

Call our Scheduling Team at (800) 753-0373 to schedule your training with a Concealed Coalition state approved trainer.

If Live Fire is required by your state you MUST be able to demonstrate that you can safely and proficiently handle a handgun and ammunition.

IMPORTANT – If you reserved a guest seat via our Friends and Family offer you MUST call us at (800) 753-0373 to provide the second student’s full name, email address, and demographics. This information is used for certificates and proper documentation.

If Live Fire is required by your state, this student MUST ALSO be able to demonstrate that they can safely and proficiently handle a handgun and ammunition.


Character References

Complete the required forms. You will need to get (4) character references to send in with your application.


Apply in Person

To apply, you will need to go to your county sheriff’s office and bring the following:

– Completed Application

– 4 character references

– Two (recent) 2×2 color passport style photos

– Payment of the fee. (varies by county, we suggest calling ahead to confirm)



When you apply at the Sheriff’s office, you will be fingerprinted.


Take Your Photo

At this point in the process you will undergo a series of background checks and be interviewed by the state police.


Submission of the Application

If all background checks and interviews are deemed acceptable, your application will then be submitted to either a licensing judge, sheriff or police commissioner who will evaluate the application.


Check Your Mail

You will be notified by mail within 6 months if you have been approved or denied for your New York Resident Pistol / Revolver License.

Remember that you must meet federal requirements to carry and possess a firearm. State and federal requirements may differ, and if you break federal law, you could be prosecuted in federal court.

We are here to help in any way we can, New hours are as follows:
Mon-Fri 8AM – 7PM CST
Sat – Closed
Sun – Closed
Email us at: [email protected]