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North Carolina Firearm Laws

Requirements for obtaining a NC Concealed Carry Handgun Permit

 

  Applicant applies to the Sheriff’s office within their county of residence.  Permit will be issued if applicant qualifies under N.C.G.S 14-415.12


-  The applicant is a citizen of the United States or has been lawfully admitted for permanent residence as defined in 8 U.S.C 1101(a)(20) and has been a resident of the state of NC 30 days or longer immediately preceding the filing the application.(proof of citizenship should be brought to the Sheriff’s Office”

-  Is at least 21;

-  Does not suffer from a physical or mental infirmity that prevents the safe handling of a handgun;
-  Has successfully completed an approved firearms safety and training course which involves the actual firing of handguns and instruction in the law governing the carrying of a concealed handgun and the use of deadly force;
-  Is eligible to own or possess or receive a firearm under the provisions of state or federal law;
-  The applicant is not under indictment or against whom a finding of probable cause exist for a felony;
-  The applicant has not been adjudicated guilty of a felony;

-  is not currently or has not been adjudicated or administratively determined to be lacking mental capacity or mentally ill;

-  The applicant is not a fugitive from justice;

-  The applicant is not an unlawful user, or addicted to marijuana, alcohol, or any depressant, stimulant, or narcotic drug, or any other controlled substance as defined in 21 USC 802;

-  The applicant is not currently nor has been previously adjudicated by a court or administratively determined by a governmental agency whose decisions are subject to judicial review to be, lacking mental capacity or mentally ill;

-  Consultative services or outpatient treatment alone shall not disqualify an applicant;

-  The applicant  has not been discharged from the armed forces under less than honorable conditions. (Honorable, General and Entry Level Separation” are considered acceptable.