Tuesday, December 01, 2020

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Announcement Effective May 18, 2020 the Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a License to Carry Firearm (LTC) from PA Residents ONLY. The application and letter of  instruction is accessible in the online link below in “RED.”




The Lycoming County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for processing all applications for Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms (LTC). This license allows a person to carry a firearm concealed on their person or in a motor vehicle. The license is issued to a person who qualifies, based on a background investigation conducted by Pennsylvania Firearms Unit.  The Sheriff has 45 days to determine an individual’s eligibility to be issued an LTC. The license is valid for a period of 5 years. The license may be revoked at any time, by the Sheriff of the issuing County for reasons of misuse or criminal activity.

Application for a Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms can be obtained online (click here) .

This license does not authorize/exempt a person to carry a firearm for employment purposes.  There are exceptions as listed under Title 18 Section 6106 of the Pennsylvania Crimes Code – (Firearms not to be carried without a license).  You will be in violation of the law if you carry a firearm for employment purposes unless you are properly certified under Act 235 – Lethal Weapons Training Act.  This certification and information can be obtained directly from the Pennsylvania State Police. 

Check the PA Attorney General Web Site for updates and to read the reciprocity agreement between states.

All applicants are reminded that furnishing false information to law enforcement is a violation of Section 4904 of the Pennsylvania Crimes Code – Tile 18 (Unsworn Falsification to Authorities).  Any violation shall be dealt with according to law and prosecuted by this office.


Last Updated: 7/6/2020 10:42 AM
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