How long did it take to get your carry permit?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by gunfreakboy, Sep 26, 2005.

  1. gunfreakboy

    gunfreakboy Member

    334
    Sep 20, 2005
    Buffalo, N.Y.
    It took almost 1 year from the date of application to get my pistol permit and it is only for hunting/target. Next to impossible to get full carry permit right off the bat in NY.
     
  2. kar298

    kar298 New Member

    180
    Mar 22, 2004
    johnstown, pa
    takes about 10 minutes here in PA to get it and most of that time is just filing out different forms
     

  3. Deputy Dawg

    Deputy Dawg Active Member

    From the time I mailed all the paper work off and got it back was only about two weeks,wat back in1995 I think.
     
  4. shooter4

    shooter4 New Member

    272
    May 13, 2004
    PRNJ
    Are you drinkin?

    I live in PRNJ.

    Aint no carry permits here except for lib politicians, judges and of course the local PD.

    The unofficial, no permits, but its OK, go to the inner cities.
     
  5. pickenup

    pickenup Active Member

    90 days, the maximum allowed by law.
     
  6. cec

    cec New Member

    501
    Feb 19, 2005
    New Hampshire
    About 2 weeks.
     
  7. Shamrock

    Shamrock New Member

    24
    Sep 9, 2005
    Northeast
    I had to fill out one form, shorter than the "yellow form" to buy a gun. Whole thing took about ten minutes. Live Free or Die.
     
  8. 'Bout 10 minutes in Alabama.
     
  9. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

    Four months in Mississippi, as outlined in our statute.

    Took me 5 minutes in Alabama, when I got my first in 1961. After that until I moved to Mississippi a couple years ago, it was walk in each year, plunk doay the renewal fee and walk out with the renewal.
     
  10. gunfreakboy

    gunfreakboy Member

    334
    Sep 20, 2005
    Buffalo, N.Y.
    Thanks for making me feel better Shooter4. I knew it had to be worse somewhere.
     
  11. henry0reilly

    henry0reilly Member

    554
    May 22, 2004
    Indiana
    The first time I applied the city police processed the request in just a couple of days even though I had heard they had been in the habit of dragging the process out quite a bit (the mayor was up for reelection). It took about a month to get it back from the State.

    I renewed twice with the Sheriff when I lived out of the city limits and again it was about a month turnaround with the State.

    Indiana is a "shall issue" state.
     
  12. tireman

    tireman Member

    330
    Dec 4, 2001
    northeast arkansas
    about 4 months in ark---wasnt notified of expiration--had to do the whole thing over --plus fees!!!!!!!!!
     
  13. Country101

    Country101 Well-Known Member

    Feb 28, 2004
    NW AR
    Took 3 months after they got the paperwoek to get mine here in Arkansas. they've gotta make it in 120 days by law.

    Tireman, the state police are supposed to mail you a letter 90 days before it expires. They just miss ya or something?
     
  14. tireman

    tireman Member

    330
    Dec 4, 2001
    northeast arkansas
    thats what the commander at lr said--must have slipped thru the crack----
     
  15. Shamus

    Shamus New Member

    As an Ohio resident, 3 weeks. Pennsylvania non-resident 15 minutes. :D
     
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