Welcome! This is an official application for a purchase permit. 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 concealed handgun permit.

non-refundable processing fee is required. In addition, a online convenience fee is required to process payment. These fees will be charged even if your application is denied. This service is provided by a third party vendor and the Sheriff's Office only collects the fees provided in the North Carolina General Statute.

Please Note: Current Military Personnel MUST enter their residence address in Onslow County.

Please read the following before proceeding:

Applicant Information:


Current Concealed Permit Information: enter your existing permit # and the issuing county


Previous Aliases: (please list all previous aliases)

Previous Last Name Previous First Name Previous Middle Name City Where Changed State Court File #

Driver's License / Non-Operator ID: (or other State Issued ID)


Information Related To Your Birth:


Telephone Number: (###-###-####)


Email:


Please Create A Password: (you can use this to track progress, and we may need to contact you during the process)


Password Information: In order to comply with CJIS standards we have employed the use of a password complexity monitor. As you enter your password, we will display an indicator of complexity. You will only be able to submit passwords that are sufficiently complex as to be considered 'safe' by CJIS standards. The visual indicator will turn Blue or Green to indicate that your password is safe.

Important: CJIS requires we maintain a strict password policy and system of checks. As such, we check the following items as you enter your new password:
  • The password must be a minimum length of eight (8) characters on all systems
  • The password must not be a dictionary word
  • The password must not be the same as your email address
  • The password must not be a proper name

Current Residence Address: (this may be different than your mailing address)


Attach Documentation: please upload the required documentation

If you need to upload documentation, please use the button below to begin the process. The maximum size of individual files is 5 MB.

Required Files:
  • Picture ID

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I DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS TRUE AND CORRECT TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE. I ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT ANY FALSIFICATION OF THE ABOVE INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN THE REFUSAL OF MY APPLICATION FOR A CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMIT. IN ADDITION, BY SUBMITTING THIS APPLICATION, I AUTHORIZE THE ONSLOW COUNTY CLERK OF COURTS TO RELEASE MENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION TO THE ONSLOW COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. CAUTION: FEDERAL LAW AND STATE LAW ON THE POSSESSION OF HANDGUNS AND FIREARMS DIFFER.

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YES! I would like to make a $2.00 donation to support the Sheriffs across North Carolina by donating to the NC Sheriffs' Association.

Through your donation you will receive timely e-mail updates from the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association on important gun law changes on both the state and federal levels that affect you.

I DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS TRUE AND CORRECT TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE. I ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT ANY FALSIFICATION OF THE ABOVE INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN THE REFUSAL OF MY APPLICATION FOR A CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMIT. IN ADDITION, BY SUBMITTING THIS APPLICATION, I AUTHORIZE THE ONSLOW COUNTY CLERK OF COURTS TO RELEASE MENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION TO THE ONSLOW COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. CAUTION: FEDERAL LAW AND STATE LAW ON THE POSSESSION OF HANDGUNS AND FIREARMS DIFFER.

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I DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS TRUE AND CORRECT TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE. I ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT ANY FALSIFICATION OF THE ABOVE INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN THE REFUSAL OF MY APPLICATION FOR A CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMIT. IN ADDITION, BY SUBMITTING THIS APPLICATION, I AUTHORIZE THE ONSLOW COUNTY CLERK OF COURTS TO RELEASE MENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION TO THE ONSLOW COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. CAUTION: FEDERAL LAW AND STATE LAW ON THE POSSESSION OF HANDGUNS AND FIREARMS DIFFER.

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