How long will it take to process my application? Will you mail the license to me when it is approved?
After a complete criminal history check has been made and your application has been approved, your license will be issued while you wait. Assuming approval, this process can take up to 15 minutes. When you receive your license, please carry it with you while in possession of a firearm at all times. This license is valid for a period of five years only in the State of Pennsylvania.

Show All Answers

1. Does the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office issue Non-Resident Firearms permits?
2. If I move to another County in Pennsylvania, what do I need to do with regards to my License to Carry?
3. How old do I need to be to apply for a License to Carry Firearm?
4. May I mail my completed application to the Sheriff's Office for processing?
5. How long is a License to Carry Firearms valid?
6. Is there a fee when I apply for a License to Carry Firearms?
7. How long will it take to process my application? Will you mail the license to me when it is approved?
8. What do I need to bring with me to apply for a License to carry Firearms?
9. What is the difference between a License to Carry Firearms and a Sportsman's Firearm permit?
10. If I have a Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms, may I carry my firearm in states other than Pennsylvania?
11. When may I carry my firearm in my vehicle?
12. If I have a Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms, where can’t I carry my firearm?
13. Do I need to go to a Pennsylvania Licensed Firearms Dealer to sell my handgun to a friend?
14. Do I need to go to a Pennsylvania Licensed Firearms Dealer to sell my rifle to a friend?
15. How do I obtain a License to Sell Precious Metals?