Mon - Fri 8:00am to 4:30pm  

Mon - Fri 8:00am to 4:30pm  

Pistol Permit Office

Recertification of a NYS Pistol Permit is done through the New York State Pistol Permit Bureau not through your county pistol permit office. If you need to re-certify your pistol permit please use the website below. For any other recertification questions please call 1-855-529-4867.

Applications are available ONLY at the Herkimer County Sheriff’s Office. They are NOT available online. Applications cost $25.00.

The Herkimer County Sheriff’s Office building is open Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.


Please Note - Effective immediately the pistol permit office will be accepting new Pistol Permit applications. Prior to turning in your paperwork, a 16-hour handgun safety course and 2 hours of live fire training is required in order to turn in your Pistol Permit application.


*** Find more information in the Documents section below.

Adrienne Aiello, Pistol Permit Clerk, (315) 867‑1265,

Regular Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00am – 4:00pm
* closed 12:00 – 1:00 for lunch *

The Pistol Permit Office will be closed from Monday, November 13th through Friday, November 17th.

* Closed Mondays and Fridays *

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