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The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office is accepting NEW and RENEWAL Concealed Handgun Permit applications, Change of name and address requests and pistol purchase permit applications by mail or through the online system only, during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

View instructions for Concealed Carry Permitting, Purchase Permits or Change of name and or address forms

Notarized Statement of Loss or Destruction of Permit (A $15 fee applies for the issuance of a duplicate permit. Please mail your payment by check or money order, the Statement of Loss or Destruction of Permit form, and a copy of a valid drivers license or ID bearing your current address). 

Concealed Handgun Permit Change of Address Form (Please mail a copy of your current permit along with a copy of your driver's license bearing the correct address with this Form)

Mail completed forms to: Randolph County Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Weapon Permitting Division
727 McDowell Rd
Asheboro, NC 27205

Please consider that permit applications have increased dramatically since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Sheriff’s Office is using all available manpower to process applications and therefore will not take any calls inquiring about the status of an application. Applicants will be contacted by Permitium with notification that permits have been approved prior to mailing. Any approved pistol purchase permit, concealed handgun renewal permit, or address/name change will be mailed through the United States Postal Service. Pick up is not available at this time.

Concealed Carry Information & Handgun Permits

Concealed Carry 

For your convenience we now offer Permitium Service for CONCEALED CARRY PERMITS.  Click here for details and to apply.

  •    Public fingerprinting will be done by Appointment only.

**** Note to current Law Enforcement Officers who wish to obtain their Concealed Handgun Permit. The following additional documents are required: 

  • Letter from your Agency Head stating that you are an employee in good standing and that you are not currently under any disciplinary action
  • Copy of your current firearms scores
  • You will need to bring your current agency issued identification


*** Note to Retired Law Enforcement who wish to obtain a Concealed Handgun Permit. The following additional documents are required:

  • Written documentation from the Agency Head indicating you were an employee in good standing, that you were not involved in a criminal or administrative investigation in the previous 6 months before retirement and that your employment didn't end involuntarily
  • You must have at least 20 years as a certified NC Law Enforcement Officer
  • Copy of your Letter of Retirement from either the NC Teachers and State Employees Retirement System or the NC Local Government Retirement System
  • You must provide a copy of your current Firearms scores
  • Must apply for permit within 2 years of your separation date



Handgun/Pistol Purchase Permits 

For your convenience we now offer Permitium Service for PISTOL PURCHASE PERMITS.  Click here for details and to apply.


Because of changes in the law that took effect December 1, 2015, there is up to a fourteen (14) Day waiting period for firearm purchase permits. This includes extra paperwork and data entry that also has to be completed by the clerk’s office and the mental health system. 

We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause, but the surge in permit request has left us no alternative. We thank you for patience and understanding.

Please remember to mail a copy of your driver’s license, and proof of residence (Power Bill, Automobile Registration, Phone Bill) with your application.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must apply in person.
  • Provide  a valid N.C. State Identification Card or N.C. Driver's License reflecting correct address - and proof of residency in N.C. and Randolph County for 30 days.
  • Must be able to complete application process.
  • If you are an immigrant, you must bring your permanent resident card.
  • Must show proof of Military Discharge 






Randolph County Sheriff's Office
727 McDowell Road Asheboro, NC 27205
Sheriff's Office Number - 336.318.6699  |  Sheriff's Office Fax 336.318.6618
Jail / Detention Center Main Number 336.318.6625  |  Jail / Detention Center Fax 336.318.6651

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