Deadline to recertify pistol permits fast approaching

Posted at 2:39 PM, Jan 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-04 14:39:41-05

Livingston County Clerk's office and Sheriff Thomas Dougherty are encouraging pistol permit holders to recertify their permits in Livingston County. 

If your permit was issued before January 15th, 2013, the deadline to submit your recertification is January 31st, 2018, as part of the New York SAFE Act. 

If your permit was issued on or after January 15th, 2013, the recertification deadline is five years after the date the permit was issued and every five years after that. 

According to the County Clerk's office, 70% of the pistol permit holders in Livingston County have completed the recertification process. 

Forms should be mailed to the New York State Police Pistol Permit Bureau at 1220 Washington Avenue, Building 22, Albany, N.Y. 12226 -- or completed online at www.troopers.ny.gov/Firearms/