Recertification is required by law. Failure to recertify will result in license revocation and surrender of weapons.
To recertify, you will need to supply your
If you have a current pistol license issued before January 15, 2013, you need to recertify.
If you received your license after January 15, 2013 you will need to recertify prior to the 5 year anniversary of issuance.
On the Web – go to https://firearms.troopers.ny.gov/pprecert/welcome.faces and follow the instructions.
By Mail – download the forms from https://troopers.ny.gov/firearms or visit any New York State Police location
By far, the website is the easiest, most convenient and fastest way to obtain recertification status.