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Pistol Purchase Permits

The law regarding the issuance of pistol purchase permits by sheriffs in North Carolina has been repealed. This is effective immediately.

Click here to read an important message from the General Counsel of the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association for more information on this developing legislation.

Location & Contact


Bureau of ID
P: (828) 250-4665
F: (828) 250-6047

Bureau of Identification
52 Coxe Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.