Beginning June 8, 2020 at 0800 hours, the Lehigh County Sheriff's Office will resume processing License to Carry Firearms application(s) at our Office in the Lehigh County Courthouse located at 455 West Hamilton Street Allentown, PA.  Please be advised that we will no longer be accepting these application by regular U.S. mail.  Mail in applications postmarked after Friday June 5, 2020 will not be processed and will be returned.

The Pennsylvania State Police announced today, September 18, 2020 that Governor Tom Wolf has granted an additional extension to license to carry firearms permits. Permits which expired on March 19,2020 or later have been extended to December 31, 2020. The extension is necessary due to the closure of some county courthouses and sheriff's offices, as well as other protective measures being taken to limit the spread of COVID-19. A copy of the press release can be viewed at the link below:

PSP Press Release


Concealed Carry Permit Information

Gun permit applications are accepted daily Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 3:55 pm.

No applications will be accepted after 3:55 pm. 

Please review the Instructions and download the application below:




Firearms License Frequently Asked Questions