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:
- Complete two Pistol/Revolver License Amendment forms, which can be found at https://www.troopers.ny.gov/Firearms/county_pistol_revolver_license_forms.php.
- 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.
- Mail both completed Amendment forms and the two payments to:
Ulster County Clerk’s Office
PO Box 1800
Kingston, NY 12402
- Along with your completed Pistol/Revolver License Amendment you must comply with the Pistol/Revolver License Recertification requirement.
If your permit was issued before January 15, 2013, the deadline to submit your recertification is January 31, 2018 and every five years thereafter. If your permit was issued on or after January 15, 2013, the deadline to recertify is five years after the date the permit was issued and every 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 https://firearms.troopers.ny.gov/pprecert/welcome.faces 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.