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Pennsylvania License to Carry a Firearm

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

 

On Monday, January 25, 2021, the Philadelphia Police Department began using the Permitium Program to provide the most efficient way of processing gun permit applications.

Make sure you read and follow instructions!

****There is no same day issuance of permits****

 

To apply for a License to Carry Firearms in Philadelphia, PA., please visit:

https://philadelphiapa.permitium.com/ccw/start

****We only process applications from Philadelphia residents****

 

Applicants should print out or write down confirmation information from Permitium.

You will need the following items to track your application.

  • Permitium order number

  • Username (e-mail address)

  • Password

 

Permitium Order Tracker.

 

Applicants will receive email and text (optional) correspondence through the Permitium program. 

 

Applicants who are approved for a License to Carry a Firearm with the Permitium program will receive an email with instructions on making their appointment to pick up their LTC card.

 

Do not call for status. If you have received a receipt, the application will begin to be processed. You can always check status through Permitium’s Order Tracker.

 

Appointments to pick up your License to Carry a Firearm instructions:

  • bring your valid PA driver’s license or PA non-drivers ID

  • Make sure your driver’s license is not expired

  • any expired/expiring LTC permit

 

Dress for the weather because you may be waiting outside. Only the permit holder will be permitted in the office. Do not bring friends/family (including children) along with you.

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