License Carry Firearms Details

An application license is required for carrying a firearm in public. This process to obtain an application license includes:  - Completing the Application License Carry Firearms form  - Paying your fee  - Attaching two passport style photographs of yourself, one with your head tilted down and the other looking straight on at the camera, taken within 30 days of completing your application form. - A new photograph will be needed every five years. The cost for this service is $60 per year. You are eligible for this service if you are 18 or over and have not been convicted of any offences that would prohibit you from owning firearms under federal law.

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QuestionAnswer
Form NameApplication License Carry Firearms
Form Length2 pages
Fillable?Yes
Fillable fields63
Avg. time to fill out13 min 10 sec
Other namesapplication for concealed carry in allegheny county pa, pennsylvania license firearms, pa carry, pennsylvania application license carry

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SP 4-127 (10-2012)

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

 

RENEWAL

 

COUNTY OF______________________________

APPLICATION FOR A PENNSYLVANIA LICENSE TO CARRY FIREARMS

FOR USE BY ISSUING AUTHORITY: PICS Temp App. No _____________ PICS Perm. App. No. ______________ Application Date _____________

License No. _________________ Temporary License Approval Date __________________ Permanent License Approval Date ___________________

Rejection Date ____________ Reason for Rejection _________________________________ Signature ____________________________________

APPLICANT INFORMATION – TYPE/PRINT IN BLUE OR BLACK INK

1. LAST NAME

 

2. JR., ETC.

3. FIRST NAME

 

 

 

4. MIDDLE NAME

 

 

5. PHOTO ID/DRIVER LICENSE NO.

 

6. STATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7A. DATE OF BIRTH

7B. PLACE OF BIRTH

8. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER

9. AGE

10. SEX

11. RACE

12. HEIGHT

 

13. WEIGHT

14. HAIR COLOR

15. EYE COLOR

 

 

(Optional)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16. STREET ADDRESS

 

 

 

 

17. CITY

 

18. STATE

 

19. ZIP CODE

 

20. HOME TELEPHONE NO.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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21. EMPLOYER/BUSINESS NAME

22.WORK TELEPHONE NO.

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23. OCCUPATION

24. ADDRESS

25. CITY

26. STATE

27. ZIP CODE

 

 

28. REASON FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY FIREARMS:

SELF-DEFENSE

EMPLOYMENT

HUNTING/FISHING

TARGET SHOOTING

GUN COLLECTING

OTHER __________________________

29. TWO REFERENCES – NOT FAMILY MEMBERS

NAME

NAME

ADDRESS

TELEPHONE NO.

 

 

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ADDRESS

TELEPHONE NO.

 

 

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APPLICANTS ARE DETERMINED TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY FIREARMS BASED UPON CRITERIA SET FORTH WITHIN THE PENNSYLVANIA UNIFORM FIREARMS ACT (18 PA.C.S. CHAPTER 61) § 6105, DEALING WITH INDIVIDUALS NOT TO POSSESS FIREARMS AND § 6109, DEALING WITH THE ISSUANCE OF A LICENSE TO CARRY FIREARMS.

30.DO YOU MEET ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PROHIBITING CRITERIA UNDER 18 PA.C.S. § 6109(e)(1)? CHECK YES OR NO IN THE BOX BY EACH QUESTION:

A. IS YOUR CHARACTER AND REPUTATION SUCH THAT YOU WOULD BE LIKELY TO ACT IN A MANNER DANGEROUS TO PUBLIC

YES

NO

SAFETY?

 

 

B.HAVE YOU EVER BEEN CONVICTED OF AN OFFENSE UNDER THE ACT OF APRIL 14, 1972 (P.L. 233, NO. 64) KNOWN AS THE

 

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, DRUG, DEVICE AND COSMETIC ACT (CSDDCA)? (AS PROVIDED IN 18 PA.C.S. § 6109(e)(1)(II), ANY

YES

NO

 

PENNSYLVANIA DRUG CONVICTION UNDER THE CSDDCA IS PROHIBITING FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C.

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN CONVICTED OF A CRIME ENUMERATED IN § 6105(b), OR DO ANY OF THE CONDITIONS UNDER

YES

NO

 

§ 6105(c) APPLY TO YOU?

(READ INFORMATION ON BACK PRIOR TO ANSWERING)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D.

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN ADJUDICATED DELINQUENT FOR A CRIME ENUMERATED IN § 6105 OR FOR AN OFFENSE UNDER

YES

NO

 

THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, DRUG, DEVICE AND COSMETIC ACT?

 

 

 

 

 

 

E. HAVE YOU EVER BEEN INVOLUNTARILY COMMITTED TO A HOSPITAL/HEALTH CARE FACILITY FOR A MENTAL HEALTH

YES

NO

 

CONDITION OR OTHER TREATMENT, OR ADJUDICATED INCOMPETENT/INCAPACITATED?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F.

ARE YOU AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS A HABITUAL DRUNKARD, OR WHO IS ADDICTED TO OR AN UNLAWFUL USER OF

YES

NO

 

MARIJUANA OR A STIMULANT, DEPRESSANT, OR NARCOTIC DRUG?

 

 

 

G.ARE YOU NOW CHARGED WITH, OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN CONVICTED OF A CRIME PUNISHABLE BY IMPRISONMENT FOR A

 

TERM EXCEEDING ONE YEAR? THIS IS THE MAXIMUM SENTENCE YOU COULD HAVE RECEIVED, NOT THE ACTUAL

 

 

 

SENTENCE YOU DID RECEIVE. (IT DOES NOT INCLUDE FEDERAL OR STATE OFFENSES PERTAINING TO ANTITRUST, UNFAIR

YES

NO

 

TRADE PRACTICES, RESTRAINTS OF TRADE, OR REGULATION OF BUSINESS; OR STATE OFFENSES CLASSIFIED AS

 

 

 

MISDEMEANORS AND PUNISHABLE BY A TERM OF IMPRISONMENT NOT EXCEEDING TWO YEARS.)

 

 

H.

HAVE YOU EVER RECEIVED A DISHONORABLE DISCHARGE FROM THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES?

YES

NO

I.

ARE YOU A FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE? THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO MOVING OR NONMOVING SUMMARY OFFENSES UNDER

YES

NO

 

TITLE 75 (RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J.

ARE YOU PROHIBITED FROM POSSESSING OR ACQUIRING A FIREARM UNDER THE STATUTES OF THE UNITED STATES?

YES

NO

31. ARE YOU A UNITED STATES CITIZEN? IF NO, COUNTRY OF BIRTH___________________________________________

YES

NO

COUNTRY OF CITIZENSHIP____________________________________ ALIEN REGISTRATION # OR I-94#______________________________

 

 

 

 

 

32. IF YOU ARE A RESIDENT OF ANOTHER STATE, DO YOU POSSESS A CURRENT LICENSE, PERMIT, OR SIMILAR DOCUMENT TO CARRY A

YES

NO

FIREARM ISSUED BY THAT STATE? IF YES, ATTACH A PHOTOCOPY OF THE DOCUMENT TO THIS FORM.

 

 

33.I have never been convicted of a crime that prohibits me from possessing or acquiring a firearm under Federal or State law. I am of sound mind and have never been committed to a mental institution or mental health care facility. I hereby certify that the statements contained herein are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. I understand that if I knowingly make any false statements herein, I am subject to penalties prescribed by law. I authorize the sheriff, or his designee, or, in the case of first class cities, the chief or head of the police department, or his designee, to inspect only those records or documents relevant to information required for this application. If I am issued a license and knowingly become ineligible to legally possess or acquire firearms, I will promptly notify the sheriff of the county in which I reside or, if I reside in a city of the first class, the chief of police of that city. This certification is made subject to both the penalties of § 4904 of the Crimes Code, 18 Pa.C.S., relating to unsworn falsifications to authorities and the Uniform Firearms Act.

SIGNATURE - APPLICANT _____________________________________________________ DATE OF APPLICATION _________________________

SECTION 6105(A):

Effective November 22, 1995, 18 Pa.C.S. § 6105(a) prohibits persons convicted of any of the following offenses under 18 Pa.C.S. from possessing, using, controlling, transferring, manufacturing, or obtaining a license to possess, use, control, transfer, or manufacture a firearm in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A conviction includes a finding of guilty or the entering of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere, whether or not judgment has been imposed, as determined by the law of the jurisdiction in which the prosecution was held. The term does not include a conviction which has been expunged or overturned or for which an individual has been pardoned unless the pardon expressly provides that the individual may not possess or transport firearms.

SECTION 6105(B)

§908 Prohibited offensive weapons

§911 Corrupt organizations

§912 Possession of weapon on school property

§2502 Murder

§2503 Voluntary manslaughter

§2504 Involuntary manslaughter, if the offense is based on the reckless use of a firearm

§2702 Aggravated assault

§2703 Assault by prisoner

§2704 Assault by life prisoner

§2709.1 Stalking

§2716 Weapons of mass destruction

§2901 Kidnapping

§2902 Unlawful restraint

§2910 Luring a child into a motor vehicle or structure

§3121 Rape

§3123 Involuntary deviate sexual intercourse

§3125 Aggravated indecent assault

§3301 Arson and related offenses

§3302 Causing or risking catastrophe

§3502 Burglary

§3503 Criminal trespass, if the offense is graded a felony of the second degree or higher

§3701 Robbery

§3702 Robbery of motor vehicle

§3921 Theft by unlawful taking or disposition, upon conviction of the second felony offense

§3923 Theft by extortion, when the offense is accompanied by threats of violence

§3925 Receiving stolen property, upon conviction of the second felony offense

§4906 False reports to law enforcement authorities, if the fictitious report involved the theft of a firearm as provided in 4906(c)(2)

§4912 Impersonating a public servant if the person is impersonating a law enforcement officer

§4952 Intimidation of witnesses or victims

§4953 Retaliation against witness, victim or party

§5121 Escape

§5122 Weapons or implements for escape

§5501(3) Riot

§5515 Prohibiting of paramilitary training

§5516 Facsimile weapons of mass destruction

§6110.1 Possession of firearm by minor

§6301 Corruption of minors

§6302 Sale or lease of weapons and explosives

Any offense equivalent to any of the above-enumerated offenses under the prior laws of this Commonwealth or any offense equivalent to any of the above-enumerated offenses under the statutes of any other state or of the United States.

SECTION 6105(C):

Effective November 22, 1995, 18 Pa.C.S. § 6105(c) also prohibits the following persons from possessing, using, controlling, transferring, manufacturing, or obtaining a license to possess, use, control, transfer, or manufacture a firearm in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

ARE YOU A PERSON WHO:

1.is a fugitive from justice; or

2.has been convicted of an offense under the act of April 14, 1972 (P.L. 233, No. 64), known as The Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act, or any equivalent Federal statute or equivalent statute of any other state, that may be punishable by a term of imprisonment exceeding two years; or

3.has been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substance as provided in 75 Pa.C.S. § 3802 (relating to driving under influence of alcohol or controlled substance) or the former 75 Pa.C.S. § 3731, on three or more separate occasions within a five-year period. For the purposes of this paragraph only, the prohibition of subsection 6105(a) shall only apply to transfers or purchases of firearms after the third conviction; or

4.has been adjudicated as an incompetent or who has been involuntarily committed to a mental institution for inpatient care and treatment under section 302, 303, or 304 of the provisions of the act of July 9, 1976 (P.L. 817, No. 143), known as the Mental Health Procedures Act; or

5.being an alien, is illegally or unlawfully in the United States; or

6.is the subject of an active protection from abuse order issued pursuant to 23 Pa.C.S. § 6108 (relating to relief), which order provided for the relinquishment of firearms during the period of time the order is in effect. This prohibition shall terminate upon the expiration or vacation of an active protection from abuse order or portion thereof relating to the relinquishment of firearms; or

7.was adjudicated delinquent by a court pursuant to 42 Pa.C.S. § 6341 (relating to adjudication) or under any equivalent Federal statute or statute of any other state as a result of conduct which if committed by an adult would constitute an offense under 18 Pa.C.S. § 2502, 2503, 2702, 2703, 2704, 2901, 3121, 3123, 3301, 3502, 3701, and 3923; or

8.was adjudicated delinquent by a court pursuant to 42 Pa.C.S. § 6341 or under any equivalent Federal statute or statute of any other state as a result of conduct which if committed by an adult would constitute an offense enumerated in 18 Pa.C.S. § 6105(b) with the exception of those crimes set forth in paragraph 7. This prohibition shall terminate 15 years after the last applicable delinquent adjudication or upon the person reaching the age of 30, whichever is earlier.

9.is prohibited from possessing or acquiring a firearm under 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(9) (relating to unlawful acts) who has been convicted in any

court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence by a person in any of the following relationships: (i) the current or former spouse, parent or guardian of the victim; (ii) a person with whom the victim shares a child in common; (iii) a person who cohabits with or has cohabited with the victim as a spouse, parent or guardian; or (iv) a person similarly situated to a spouse, parent, or guardian of the victim; then the relationship need not be an element of the offense to meet the requirements of this paragraph.

PRIVACY ACT NOTICE

Solicitation of this information is authorized under Title 18 Pa.C.S. § 6111. Disclosure of your social security number is voluntary. Your social security number, if provided, may be used to verify your identity and prevent misidentification. All information supplied, including your social security number, is confidential and not subject to public disclosure.

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