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Line to get a license to carry a firearm wrapped around Allegheny County Courthouse

PITTSBURGH — The line to apply for a license to carry a firearm was wrapped around the Allegheny County Courthouse Friday.

The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office, who processes the licenses, posted photos on Facebook. They also wanted to let people know about the long wait times.

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The wait time for License to Carry is rather long today.

Posted by Allegheny County Sheriff's Office on Friday, November 6, 2020

To apply for a new license to carry a firearm, or a renewal or replacement, applicants need to print out and complete an application from its website. You’ll also need your Pennsylvania identification and $20.

The firearms division of the Allegheny County Sheriff’s office is also responsible for issuing licenses to sell firearms.

You can find more information on the Allegheny County Sheriff’s website.