County of Mercer
Sheriff's Office

Bruce Rosa, Sheriff

205 South Erie Street

Mercer, PA 16137-1553
(724) 662-6135
Fax: (724) 662-1603


Effective 04/01/2020

To do our part to ensure that we maintain safety for our customers and staff, the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office will be accepting applications for a License to Carry Firearms by Mail. 


Here are the steps that you will need to follow:

  1. Fill out the application in its entirety, applications are available @
  2. Make a photo copy of your driver’s license(If there are changes to your driver’s license, such as address or name, make a photo copy of your update card). If you are submitting a renewal application, make a photo copy of your License to Carry Firearms
  3. Issue a Check or Money Order in the amount of $20.00 to the Mercer County Sheriff


Mail completed application, required photo copies, and check or money order to:

Mercer County Sheriff’s Office

205 S Erie St

Mercer, PA 16137


Attn: Firearms Division


Once your application has been received, and initially processed, you will be called and given a date and time to appear at the Sheriff’s Office to complete your application process for a License to Carry Firearms.    

As we continue processing applications as quickly as possible, we appreciate your patience in these times of uncertainty. Processing may take up to 45 days.

Respectfully yours,


Bruce Rosa

Mercer County Sheriff


This only applies to the Firearms Division of the Sheriff's Department


Sheriff’s Sales of August 31, 2020 are continued to the November 2, 2020 sale date per Court of Common Pleas Order No. 2020-1372


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