Sunday, April 18, 2021

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In Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic Effective January 4, 2021 the Lycoming County Sheriff’s Office has restricted access to the Office.  Please follow the instructions on how to obtain a License to Carry Firearm for “Renewal” and “New” applications by clicking the link here


***Governor Wolf Grants Additional Extension for License to Carry Permit***

Permits expiring on March 19, 2020, or later are now valid through June 30, 2021. Please read the full announcement here.





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.


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