NY Pistol Permit

Are you looking to get a New York State Pistol Permit for personal protection, hunting, or to just have fun at the range or in your back yard? If so, you have come to the right place. Arm yourself with knowledge and experience to include: pistol permit requirements and legal responsibilities, stand your ground, use of force, pistol safety, storage, childproofing, mechanisms, operation, care, cleaning, maintenance and shooting fundamentals/skills such as breath control, trigger squeeze, positions, errors, clearing stoppages, range commands and firing your first shots.

Read what our students have to say about this course:

"Very good 4 hour class…..informative power point presentation and educational videos pertaining on "what / what not" to do involving handling of long & short guns in regards to gun safety. Very good assortment of hand gun safety demos and various exhibits of gun accessories and ballistic items. Enjoyed course……instructor very knowledgeable and interactive with class participants. Would definitely recommend to others." ~ John from Utica, NY about our NY Handgun Safety Course

Very good 4 hour class…

"With 42 years of military/defense contractor experience, I have been on both sides of the lectern and can state categorically your presentation of a large body of information to a eclectic group was superb! You were in complete control, presenting information in a manner conducive to retention and eagerly engaged with the participants in a light comfortable manner. I not only recommend your course to all others, but fully intend to seek out some of your other offerings e.g., your "Try Them All" program. Well done, thank you!" ~ LTC Alan B. USA Ret. from Cazenovia, NY about our NY Handgun Safety Course

I not only recommend your course…

"My son and I found the NYS Pistol Permit Course to be very informative. The instructor, Matt, was very knowledgeable. He kept the class engaged with stories and examples. My son and I look forward to taking other classes with PS&Ed." ~ Brenda from Cato, NY about our NY Handgun Safety Course

He kept the class engaged with stories and examples.

"I got approved for concealed carry with no restrictions, in Onondaga county. Thanks for having me attend. I'll be in your multi-state course in the future." ~ Ryan from Liverpool, NY about our NY Handgun Safety Course

I got approved for concealed carry no restrictions…

Note: All course dates and locations are listed below in the signup form. 

Learn from experienced military veterans, law enforcement, NRA, New York, and Utah certified instructors. Our handgun safety courses are currently accepted and fulfill the course requirement for obtaining a pistol permit (CCW) in the NY counties listed in GREEN on the below map.

Don’t miss our Article 35 Use of Force Course and CCW SIMCO Draw and Shoot and Shoot Don’t Shoot Courses.

NY Counties PS&Ed are authorized inCounties covered in the four-hour course: Albany, Cayuga, Chenango, Erie, Genesee, Greene, Herkimer, Jefferson, Madison, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Orange, Orleans, Oswego, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester

Counties that require the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Course or other training that we provide: Broome, Chautauqua, Cortland, Lewis, Putnam, Steuben – Contact us about your County!

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  • Payment: This course is only $40. After signing up for the course above, please visit our PAYMENT PAGE to review the payment terms and make a payment for this course.
  • Registration: We do not accept walk-ins. You will need to register above and make payment to secure a seat in the course.
  • Citizenship & Convictions: You must be a LEGAL United States Citizen in order to attend this course. Past convictions might not bar you from obtaining your pistol permit. If you have questions, contact us.
  • At Your Location: For your convenience, we offer the above courses at your location for only $10 more per student. We do require a guaranteed minimum of eight students for a private NY four hour course. Contact us to book a course at your location or chose “TBD At Your Location” from the form drop down from the desired course above and we will be in touch to set a date.
  • The successful completion of any PS&Ed handgun training does not guarantee the issuance of a carry permit in New York. The issuance of a carry permit remains at the discretion of the licensing officer of the county or state that you are applying in.
  • Students are responsible for confirming said course is accepted in the county that they are applying in.
  • Firearms & Ammunition: This is NOT a live-fire course! DO NOT BRING ANY GUNS OR AMMO TO THIS COURSE! 
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