Welcome! This is an official application for a permit to purchase and own a pistol or handgun. You must completely and accurately fill-out this application to be considered for a permit. Any falsification of the information within this application will result in the refusal of this application for a purchase permit.
Please note that the current processing time is 14 days from the date that you successfully submit your online application.
Upon successful completion of your application you will need to provide to OCSO proof of more than 30 days onslow county residency in the form of a North Carolina Operators License, ID Card, Voter Precinct Card, vehicle registration, title or vehicle insurance policy. Additionally, you may provide a utility/cable bill, housing lease or contract, mortgage statement, property or income tax statement, school records, or letter from the homeless shelter. Finally, military members may provide copy of PCS orders or command letter confirming address and 30 day residency.
A non-refundable per permit fee of $5.00 is required. In addition, a convenience fee of $3.00 is required to process payment. These fees will be charged even if your application is denied.