FIRST-fill out the form below. Please be accurate. A Certificate of Completion will be mailed to the address you provide
SECOND-take the pistol safety course (Schenectady County is the only county still allowing residents to apply for a premise (home) pistol permit). All other counties must take the NYS 16hr. course. This course begins as soon as you pay the registration fee. It is 1 hour long. Make note of your user name and password-in case you need to break and go back into the course.
THIRD- Google Schenectady County Pistol Permit & follow instructions for how to apply for your restricted pistol permit. You can apply in Schenectady County if you own a home or a business in Schenectady County or if you are employed in Schenectady County.