How do I purchase a handgun?
You will need a New York Sate Pistol License to purchase a handgun from us. Once you have a pistol license you can come in and shop and we will be more than happy to serve you. We can answer your questions and provide you with technical specifications for the many different makes and models of handguns available.
If you live in Suffolk County you may print out a pistol license application by clicking and printing the links below:
If you have any other questions we can help answer them or you may browse the excellent website that S.C.P.D. has provided:
You may also call the pistol Licensing Division directly at 631-852-6118
If you have any interest in acquiring a handgun we recommend that you donít wait and you do it now. It will never be easier or less expensive than it is right now.
Applicants must submit a signed and notarized application to the License Division along with two money orders. The application fee is $340.00. The fingerprint fee is $99.00. Money orders should be made payable to the "New York City Police Department."
Effective October 1, 2007, the fee for Live Scan fingerprints will decrease to $94.25. The fee for manual (ink) prints will rise to $105.25.
You may call the NYPD Switchboard: 1-646-610-5000