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436 Grant Street, Room G8
(Located in Courtyard of the Courthouse on the Fifth Avenue Side)
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING WALK-IN APPLICANTS, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM 8:00AM - 12:00PM.

Monday - Friday (8:00 AM to 3:00 PM) - Closed Weekends and Court Holidays

THE FIREARMS' OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2020
IN RECOGNITION OF VETERANS DAY

The Sheriff's Office Firearms Division handles the issuance of licenses to sell firearms and licenses to carry firearms.

By state law, the Sheriff has the responsibility to process all applications to carry handguns in Allegheny County and to issue licenses to all those applicants who qualify based on an extensive background investigation done by the Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff also licenses all firearms dealers in the county.


NEW, RENEWAL, AND REPLACEMENT MUST COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING TWO STEPS:


 


ALL LICENSE TO SELL MUST be accompanied with a copy of the current FFL & payment of $60.00 (cash, check or money order, made payable to the Sheriff of Allegheny County), and can be processed in-person or via mail.

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FORMS & DOCUMENTS

If you cannot find the answer to your question on this page or our FAQ page,
please contact Deputy Ryan Foster at firearms@sheriffalleghenycounty.com.