New York's Permit to Purchase

New York does not require a permit to purchase for long guns. There is a permit requirement for handguns. Permits for the purchase of handguns are given on a "shall issue basis". Thee is a fee for every handgun that is added to the permit.


S 265.20, S 265.01

What is Permit to Purchase?

Some states require that a citizen acquires a permit, before they purchase a gun. If it is required, there will be a fee that varies from state to state. Some states also require finger printing, and background checks before issuing the permit.

Other New York firearm laws

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