Are you ready for your pistol permit? Complete your New York pistol permit course online today!! This course is required by certain counties in New York, when filing for your Pistol Permit/CCW. It has been approved in Erie County and can be used in numerous other counties state wide.  Purchase the course and create your account during checkout to earn your certificate today!


Many counties throughout New York require a New York Pistol Permit Course. There are also many counties that have specific requirements, or do not require any safety course. Below are a list of county requirements.

 The following counties require a New York State Pistol Permit Course. Counties Listed in green our course is approved, awaiting approval in others.

Erie, NiagaraGenesee, Albany, Cayuga, Chenango, Erie, Genesee, Greene, Herkimer, Jefferson, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Orleans, Oswego, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester

The following Counties require a course specified by the county/Sheriff Department .

Wyoming, Orleans, Chemung, Chautauqua, Otsego, Shoharie, Orange, Rockland, Schenectady, Renselaer, Columbia, Hamilton, Warren, Saratoga, Washington

The following Counties require an NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Course – Steuben, Lewis, Putnam, Cortland

  • Refer to your County/Sheriff department Pistol Permit Office for specific application and course instructions.

The following counties do not require a New York State Pistol Permit Course. You can just apply.

Cattaraugus, Allegany, Livingston, Monroe, Wayne, Ontario, Yates, Seneca, Schuyler, Tompkins, Tioga, St. Lawrence, Franklin, Clinton, Essex, Montgomery, Delaware, Dutchess

If you have any questions about our New York Pistol Permit Course or have any questions regarding the pistol permit application process, click here  to visit our contact us page or click the contact us tab at the top of the page. Good luck with your course and safe shooting!!