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

You will need:

  • $20.00 cash
  • Valid Pennsylvania ID or Driver’s license with your Bucks Co. address on it. We do not accept temporary DL.
    • If you have moved you must present your PA yellow update card
    • If your PA ID or Driver’s license was issued in the last 6 months, you must have 2 utility bills. 
    • Utility bills that are accepted:
      • Mortgage statement, water/sewer bill, electric bill, cable bill, lease or gas bill.
  • Completed Application – make sure all blocks are filled in
    • ID/Driver’s license number
    • Birth date
    • City/State or City/Country you were born
    • Last 4 of your social security number
    • Sex and race
    • Height and weight
    • Color of hair and eyes
    • Physical address
    • Home or cell phone number
    • Complete employer’s info.  example: stay at home mom, retired or occupation
    • Complete home addresses and phone numbers for references
      • References cannot be related to you, cannot live with you, and cannot be related to each other or live with each other.
  • Answer all questions, sign and date application

ALL NON-CITIZENS, MILITARY (that do live in Bucks Co. but are stationed here), REVERSALS AND NON-RESIDENTS OF PA MUST APPLY IN DOYLESTOWN SHERIFF’S OFFICE.

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). Also, resident aliens must provide a valid hunting license.

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.

Reversal applicants need to bring letter from State Police stating the reversal.

BUCK’S COUNTY ONLY ACCEPTS APPLICATIONS FOR NON-RESIDENTS THAT LIVE IN A STATE THAT HAS RECIPROCITY AGREEMENTS WITH PENNSYLVANIA AND HAVE A CARRY PERMIT WITH NO RESTRICTIONS FROM THE STATE THAT THEY RESIDE IN.

Permits:

  • $20.00 License (Residents in Bucks County)
  • $20.00 License (Residents out of state)
  • 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.

You must apply in person - mail in applications are not accepted.

Application for a Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms

Applications are also available at the following offices:

Bucks County Justice Center, 100 North Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Gun Permit applications not accepted after 4:00 pm
215-348-6136 

Levittown Government Services Center, 7321 New Falls Road, Levittown. 
Weapons Permits: (Beginning November 28, 2016) Monday through Friday – 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Gun Permits applications not accepted after 3:00 pm
267-580-3500
Please note: In case of closure, all services performed at the GSCs can be performed in Doylestown:  PassportsWeapons PermitsDog Licenses and Job Applications

Quakertown Government Services Center, 261 California Road, Quakertown. 
Thursday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Gun Permit applications not Accepted after 3:30 pm
215-529-7250
Please note: In case of closure, all services performed at the GSCs can be performed in Doylestown:  PassportsWeapons PermitsDog Licenses and Job Applications

Sheriff's Office
Edward J. Donnelly, Sheriff

Bucks County Justice Center
100 North Main Street
Floor B2
Doylestown, PA 18901
Ph: 215-348-6124