Click the button below to start the Concealed Handgun Permit application. You will be able to apply and pay for your CHP online using this service.
Click the button below for information regarding a gun permit. You will be able to apply and pay for your gun permit(s) online using this service.
The concealed carry permit is administered through your local Sheriff's office. All permits costs are non-refundable. The permit costs $90 for new permits and $75 to renew a permit. A convenience fee of $4.00 (plus a credit card processing fee) will also be charged for using the online application service. Click on the button above to start the application/renewal process.
Please visit the below website for further information regarding NC Concealed Handgun Firearms Laws and reciprocity:
NC DOJ Information
To purchase a handgun, you must have a purchase permit issued from your local Sheriff Office. To begin the application process, click the button above to apply and pay for your purchase permits. This is not a license to carry a handgun. All permits costs are non-refundable. A permit to purchase a handgun has a processing cost of $5.00 (each). A convenience fee of $3.00 (per application, plus a credit card processing fee) will also be charged for using the online application service.
Please visit the below website for further information regarding NC Firearms Laws and reciprocity:
NC Firearms Laws
City-County Bureau of Identification (BCSO)
52 Coxe Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Phone: (855) 642-2453
(a) Any person who resides in the same premises as a minor, owns or possesses a firearm, and stores or leaves the firearm (i) in a condition that the firearm can be discharged and (ii) in a manner that the person knew or should have known that an unsupervised minor would be able to gain access to the firearm, is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor if a minor gains access to the firearm without the lawful permission of the minor's parents or a person having charge of the minor and the minor:
(b) Nothing in this section shall prohibit a person from carrying a firearm on his or her body, or placed in such close proximity that it can be used as easily and quickly as if carried on the body.
(c) This section shall not apply if the minor obtained the firearm as a result of an unlawful entry by any person.
(d) "Minor" as used in this section means a person under 18 years of age who is not emancipated. (1993, c. 558, s. 2; 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 11.)