To purchase a handgun in North Carolina, you must have a permit issued to you by the Sheriff’s Office in the county in which you reside. You must meet the following requirements:
The easiest and fastest way to apply is doing so online. You may apply for a pistol permit by clicking on this link https://halifaxso.permitium.com/.
You may also come to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office located at 355 Ferrell Lane in Halifax, NC Monday-Friday between 8:30am – 3:30pm. Note the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office Gun Permit Office is closed on major holidays.
Yes, you must come to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office to personally sign a mental health waiver before the process can proceed any further. You must bring a valid photo identification. Failure to sign the mental health waiver form will delay your permit request.
A pistol purchase permit is good for 5 years from date it is issued.
No, there is no limit on how many you can buy.
A pistol purchase permit is $5.00 plus additional processing fees.