An individual who is 21 years of age or older may apply to a sheriff for a license to carry a firearm concealed on or about his person or in a vehicle within this Commonwealth. If the applicant is a resident of this Commonwealth, he shall make application with the sheriff of the county in which he resides.
(Pa.C.S. § 6109 (b))
Completed and Signed applications MUST be returned in person to:
Cumberland County Sheriffs Office
1 Courthouse Square
3rd Floor, Firearms and Licensing, Room 302
Applications may be picked up and completed at the time of application.
Download and Print Application and Insructions
Please print BOTH pages of the license to carry application below. It is imperative that you have both pages when turning in your application. Thank you.
Instructions for Completing License to Carry Application (pdf)
Application for License to Carry (pdf)
WHEN YOU ARRIVE
When you arrive, come into the main doors of the new courthouse, go through security, and get on the elevator. Go to 3rd floor, continue straight off the elevator and the Firearms/Licensening Division of the Sheriffs Office is the on the right. Recent upgrades to the License to Carry computer system has made instant issue possible. If the criminal history check is approved, you will receive your license when you apply.
ADDITIONAL OFFICE HOURS
The Sheriff’s Office will stay open until 8pm the second Wednesday of every month for the convenience of our License to Carry Firearms applicants.
Extended hours will be available on the following dates in 2015:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday