Welcome! This is an official application for a concealed handgun permit. You must completely and accurately fill-out this application to be considered for a permit. Any falsification of the information within this application will result in the refusal of this application for a concealed handgun permit.

non-refundable processing fee is required. In addition, a online convenience fee is required to process payment. These fees will be charged even if your application is denied. This service is provided by a third party vendor and the Sheriff's Office only collects the fees provided in the North Carolina General Statute.

Please read the following before proceeding:

Applicant Information:


Previous Aliases: (please list all previous aliases)

Previous Last Name Previous First Name City Where Changed State Court File #

Information Related To Your Birth:



Current Military Status:

Please bring in your DD214 with you for the appointment. If you were dishonorably discharged, you will be denied.

Demographic Information:


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Telephone Number: (###-###-####)


Driver's License / Non-Operator ID: (or other State Issued ID)


Email:


Please Create A Password: (you can use this to track progress, and we may need to contact you during the process)


Current Residence Address: (this may be different than your mailing address)


Present Mailing Address: (if different from residence address)


Spouse Residence Address:


Time At Present Address:


Additional Residency Information:


Previous Addresses: (please list all previous addresses)

Address Line 1 Address Line 2 City State Zip Country From To

Work Information And Address: (enter your place of employment)


CCW Qualification:

You must bring supporting documentation to your concealed carry finger-printing appointment.

Select Your Application Type:



Total Fee:

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I DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS TRUE AND CORRECT TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE. I ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT ANY FALSIFICATION OF THE ABOVE INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN THE REFUSAL OF MY APPLICATION FOR A CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMIT. IN ADDITION, BY SUBMITTING THIS APPLICATION, I AUTHORIZE THE HOKE COUNTY CLERK OF COURTS TO RELEASE MENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION TO THE HOKE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. CAUTION: FEDERAL LAW AND STATE LAW ON THE POSSESSION OF HANDGUNS AND FIREARMS DIFFER.

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Application Qualification Questions:

Are you 21 years of age or older?
Have you been a resident of North Carolina for 30 days or longer immediately preceding the date of this application?
Do you suffer from a physical or mental infirmity that prevents the safe handling of a handgun?

Please note that the following question contains the word INELIGIBLE. Many people misread this question.

Are you INeligible to own, possess, or receive a firearm under the provisions of state or federal law?


Are you under indictment or has a finding of probable cause been entered against you for a pending felony charge?
Have you been adjudicated guilty in any court of a felony?
If you have been adjudicated guilty of a felony, have your firearm rights been restored pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 14-415.4?

If Yes, you must bring defending documentation to your concealed carry fingerprinting appointment.
Are you a fugitive from justice?
Are you an unlawful user of (or addicted to) marijuana, alcohol, or any depressant, stimulant, or narcotic drug, or any other controlled substance as defined in 21 U.S.C § 802?
Are you currently or have you been previously adjudicated or administratively determined to be lacking mental capacity or mentally ill?
Have you been discharged from the U.S. Armed Forces under conditions other than honorable?
Have you been adjudicated guilty of, or received a prayer for judgment continued for, or received a suspended sentence for, one or more crimes of violence constituting a misdemeanor, including but not limited to, a violation of the disqualifying criminal offenses listed within this 'List of Disqualifying Criminal Offenses'?
Have you had an entry of prayer for judgment continued for a criminal offense which would disqualify you from obtaining a handgun permit?
Are you free on bond or personal recognizance pending trial, appeal, or sentencing for a crime which would disqualify you from obtaining a concealed handgun permit?
Have you been convicted of an impaired driving offense under G.S. 20-138.1, 20-138.2, or 20-138.3 within three years prior to the date of this application?

YES! I would like to make a $2.00 donation to support the Sheriffs across North Carolina by donating to the NC Sheriffs' Association.

Through your donation you will receive timely e-mail updates from the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association on important gun law changes on both the state and federal levels that affect you.

I DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS TRUE AND CORRECT TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE. I ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT ANY FALSIFICATION OF THE ABOVE INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN THE REFUSAL OF MY APPLICATION FOR A CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMIT. IN ADDITION, BY SUBMITTING THIS APPLICATION, I AUTHORIZE THE HOKE COUNTY CLERK OF COURTS TO RELEASE MENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION TO THE HOKE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. CAUTION: FEDERAL LAW AND STATE LAW ON THE POSSESSION OF HANDGUNS AND FIREARMS DIFFER.

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I DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS TRUE AND CORRECT TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE. I ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT ANY FALSIFICATION OF THE ABOVE INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN THE REFUSAL OF MY APPLICATION FOR A CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMIT. IN ADDITION, BY SUBMITTING THIS APPLICATION, I AUTHORIZE THE HOKE COUNTY CLERK OF COURTS TO RELEASE MENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION TO THE HOKE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. CAUTION: FEDERAL LAW AND STATE LAW ON THE POSSESSION OF HANDGUNS AND FIREARMS DIFFER.

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