FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING RECENT CHANGES TO NEW YORK STATE FIREARM LAWS
PISTOL PERMIT OFFICE IS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
The Orleans County Pistol Permit Office is located at the Orleans County Clerk’s Office at 3 South Main Street. Pistol Permit Clerk, Joanne Marek, can be contacted by calling 585-283-4961. Service at this time is by appointment only.
Applications for a Pistol Permit are available at the Orleans County Sheriff’s Department. Please call 585-590-4142 for fees and instructions on obtaining an application.
Application questions can be directed to Joanne Marek, Orleans County Pistol Permit Clerk by calling 585-283-4961.
New York State Pistol/Revolver License Holder:
New York State (NYS) firearms laws require pistol/revolver license holders to recertify their status every five years. Follow link below more information:
The status of submitted recertification forms can be conveniently checked by visiting the below link. You will need to have your New York State Driver License or Non-Driver Identification Card in order to check or complete your recertification status.
NYS Pistol Permit Recertification
Bill of Sale
Change of Address and/or Employer
To Add/Dispose of Handgun by Mail - Orleans County Permit
Transfer Request Form
Transfer to Another County Instructions