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How to Apply For a Concealed Carry License in
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Concealed Carry License Application in Bucks County

Notice: Governor Wolf has extended the expiration of Carry Permits: If a permit is due to expire after 3/19/20, they will be extended to December 31, 2020.  

Due to the surge in LTC inquiry and processing we are forced to cease issuing a License to Carry Firearms to anyone outside of Bucks County and Out of State until further notice. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  We hope to explore this again in the future once things level out. 

IMPORTANT NEW PROCEDURE:

Effective October 14, 2020 we will be starting a new on-line procedure to provide the most efficient way of processing gun permit applications.

Attention: When Applying Online, All Permits MUST Be Picked Up At The Doylestown Location Only.

To apply for a License to Carry Firearms in Bucks County, Pa., please visit:

https://buckspa.permitium.com/ccw/start

IMPORTANT: Please remember to record your Permitium username and password. You will need them to reenter the system.

Also the Doylestown and Levittown locations are still taking applications in person.

The fee is $20.00:

  • Cash
  • Visa/Mastercard (Doylestown and Levittown locations only)
       Note: there is a 2.8% service charge for credit cards.

You will need a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License or Identification Card:

  • We do not accept temporary cards.
  • If you have moved, you must first change your address with Penn Dot and
      present the yellow address update card.
  • If you are a first time applicant and you have a driver’s license, identification
      card or yellow update card that has been issued less than 6 months ago, you will
      need to provide proof of residency.

Proof of Residency:
Previous driver’s license or identification card with a Bucks County address.

OR

Two different utility bills:

  • Mortgage Statement
  • Lease Agreement
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • Gas
  • Electric
  • Cable
  • Internet
  • House Phone

Applications:

  •  You must apply in person. Applications are not accepted through the mail.
  •  The application must be completed in its entirety.
  • Two references are required with complete names, addresses (no PO boxes) and telephone numbers.
    • References:
      •  cannot be related to you
      • cannot live with you
      • cannot be related to each other
      • cannot live with each other

Please Note: if you have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor one, misdemeanor that is domestic related, felony charge or crime of violence or drugs, you will be denied a license to carry in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The following applicants below must apply at the Doylestown location only: 

Permanent Residents (Resident Alien; “Green Card”)

Active Duty Military:

  • Must be stationed in Pennsylvania.
  •  Copy of orders verifying that you are stationed in Pennsylvania.
  • Valid Driver’s License or Identification Card.
  • Must be currently living in Bucks County, PA.
  • Two utility bills.

Denial Reversals:
All applicants that were denied upon applying but have received a denial reversal letter back from the Pennsylvania State Police, need to bring the denial reversal letter and $15.00 (cash only) to re-apply.

Lost/Stolen:
All lost or stolen concealed carry licenses need to have a lost or stolen form filled out and notarized upon re-applying.
Note: this form can be picked up at the Levittown and Doylestown locations; however, it can only be processed at Doylestown.

Application for a Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms

Locations:

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

Hours: Monday-Friday; 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Note: applications are not accepted after 4:00 pm.

Levittown:
Government Service Center
7321 New Falls Road
Levittown, PA 19055
Phone: 215-348-6130

Hours: Monday-Friday; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Note: applications are not accepted after 3:45 pm.

Quakertown: Closed Until Further Notice
Government Service Center
261 California Road
Quakertown, PA 18951
Phone: 215-529-7250

The Quakertown Gun Permit Counter will be closed until further notice. Please contact the Doylestown location with any questions or concerns.

Please Note: in case of closure at either the Levittown or Quakertown office, concealed carry license processing may be completed at the Doylestown office.

Sheriff's Office
Milton "Milt" Warrell, Sheriff
John F. Cordisco, Solicitor
Bucks County Justice Center
100 North Main Street
Floor B2
Doylestown, PA 18901
Ph: 215-348-6124