To obtain a pistol permit, please contact the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office online or by calling (845) 340-4237 or (845) 340-3639.

To transfer your pistol permit from Ulster County to another county, the following steps must be taken:

  1. Complete two "Gun License Amendment" forms, which can be found at
  2. Submit two $5.00 checks or money orders, one payable to the Ulster County Clerk and the other payable to the county to which you are transferring.
  3. Mail both completed Amendment forms and the two payments to:
    Ulster County Clerk’s Office
    PO Box 1800
    Kingston, NY 12402 
  4. You are required to recertify your permit five years after the date your permit was issued and each five years thereafter.  As a permit holder, it is your responsibility to recertify your permit whether you receive a notification letter or not.

Please visit to complete this requirement or check the status of your recertification.


To transfer your pistol permit from another county to Ulster County, please contact the county from which you are transferring.

For more information about pistol permits, please visit the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office or

Pistol Permit Forms
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