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​LICENSE TO CARRY PERMITS

Please see below to apply online. 

Attention: All permits must be picked up at the Adams County Sheriff’s Office.
Due to the Covid-19 Epidemic, we have altered our procedures for the processing of License to Carry Permits. This modification may result in a longer wait times for your appointments, but this is necessitated by our desire to protect the public, and our dedicated staff, to the fullest extent possible. This process may be changed or altered at any time by the Adams County Sheriff’s Office due to the constantly evolving situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Clicking the link below:
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IMPORTANT​: Please remember to record your Permitium username and password. You will need them to reenter the system to make an appointment. 

·         The Application Must Be Completed and Signed in Its Entirety. PLEASE INCLUDE A CURRENT EMAIL ADDRESS OR PHONE NUMBER SO WE MAY CONTACT YOU UPON APPROVAL.

·         Out of State Residents, MUST, apply online. Your application MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A COPY OF THE APPLICANT’S CURRENT DRIVERS LICENSE AND A COPY OF YOUR STATES CURRENT LICENSE TO CARRY. If These Required Documents Are Not Included, Your Application Will Be Returned as Incomplete. 

·         ADDRESS ON THE APPLICATION MUST MATCH THE ADDRESS ON YOUR FORM OF IDENTIFICATION.

·         The Cost of Applying Online Is, $25.00. This Fee Will Be Collected at The End of The Application by Credit/Debit Card.

·         Once Your Application Is Received by Our Office, We Will Review the Application and Conduct the Investigation We Deem Necessary. You Will Then Be Notified Via Phone and Email When the Application Is Approved. If Your Application Is Not Approved, You Will Receive Notification and Information on How to Submit A Challenge Form to The Pennsylvania State Police.

·         Your Approval Phone Call Will Direct You Back to The Order Tracker, Where You Will Schedule Your Appointment Online.

·         If Applying Online Is Not Feasible, Please Contact Our Office for A Paper Application.





About Us 

Welcome to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office website. The Adams County Sheriff’s Office was created in 1800 and has a long tradition of excellence in service to the citizens of Adams County and the public we come into contact with daily. During my fourth term as your Sheriff, we will continue to upgrade the technological, professional and managerial capabilities of the Office, thereby improving the quality of our services and programs provided to maintain public safety. To view the Vision, Mission and Values of the Adams County Sheriff’s Office and learn more about what we do and the vital services we provide, click on the “Community and News” link or any of the other links at this website. We encourage you to become a regular visitor here. 
 
James W. Muller
Adams County Sheriff 
          
 
Contact Information:
James W. Muller, Sheriff
​County of Adams
Sheriff’s Office ​
117 Baltimore Street 
Room 4​​
Gettysburg, PA 17325​
Phone​: 717-337-9828 ​
Fax​: ​717-334-6521
Email
 
Hours​
8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m.​
Monday - Friday​ 

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