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How to Apply For a Concealed Weapons Permit in
the County Of Bucks 

Applicant must be a Bucks County resident and 21 years of age.

Applicant must have a current PA drivers license or PA identification card.

If applicant’s license or identification card does not have their current address, and they have an updated card, then they must also provide a current utility bill with their present address.

If applicant is a permanent resident alien or a resident alien, they must submit alien registration card (original), 90 days proof of residency (immediately prior utility bills, credit card statements, bank statements, pay stubs with current address, or health insurance statements). Also, resident aliens must provide a valid hunting license.

Application must be completed in its entirety, including names, addresses and telephone numbers of two references (not immediate family).

If applicant has ever been convicted of a misdemeanor one, a felony charge, crime of violence, drugs or any misdemeanor that is domestic related, they will be denied a permit to carry in the Commonwealth of PA.


  • $19.00 License (Residents in Bucks County)
  • $19.00 License (Residents out of state)
  • $1.00 State Surcharge
  • Cash Only
The Sheriff’s office has forty-five days to issue or deny a permit. All efforts will be made to issue the permit as soon as the background check is approved.

Application for a Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms

Applications are also available at the following offices:

Bucks County Courthouse, 55 E. Court, 1st floor, Doylestown. 
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Gun Permit applications not accepted after 4:00 pm

Levittown Government Services Center, 7321 New Falls Road, Levittown. 
Monday – Friday, 8: 00 am to 4 pm Gun Permit applications not Accepted after 3:30 pm

Please note: The Lower Bucks GSC will be closed from Dec. 24 to Jan. 2 (reopening Jan. 5). PassportsGun PermitsDog Licenses, and Job Applications can be obtained in Doylestown. (The Health Department will remain open during this time.) Thank you

Quakertown Government Services Center, 261 California Road, Quakertown. 
Thursday, 8:30 am to 4 pm Gun Permit applications not Accepted after 3:30 pm

Sheriff's Office
Edward J. Donnelly
Bucks County Court House 
55 E. Court Street 
1st Floor 
Doylestown, PA 18901 
Ph: 215-348-6124