Welcome! This is an official application for a concealed handgun permit. You must completely and accurately fill-out this application to be considered for a permit. Any falsification of the information within this application will result in the refusal of this application for a concealed handgun permit.
A non-refundable processing fee is required. In addition, a online convenience fee is required to process payment. These fees will be charged even if your application is denied. This service is provided by a third party vendor and the Sheriff's Office only collects the fees provided in the North Carolina General Statute.
You have selected that you are not a US Citizen. If this is true, you will not be approved for a Concealed Handgun Permit. Please do not complete this application as the fees are non-refundable.
Your CHP has expired. Please select the New Application button below to apply for a new CHP permit.
Your CHP has been expired for over 60 days. You will need to perform the training class again and receive a new training certificate. Once you have your new training certificate, you will need to apply for a NEW CHP permit.
Your CHP expires within the next 7 days. If an appointment is not available in the system prior to your CHP expiring, you will need to come down to the Watauga County Sheriff's office to apply in person. If you are applying in person already, please select the Meet Now button when you are prompted to choose an appointment.