Sheriff's Office

** NOTICE ** 

  1. Fingerprinting is available Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. No appointment necessary. The cost is $5 cash per card and a mask is required.
  2. Both Concealed Carry Permits and Pistol Permit applications are accepted Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. You may apply online using the Online Gun Permit Program key to the left of this page or call 252-636-6620 and speak to the Gun Permit Team to schedule an appointment to use the Sheriff’s Office lobby computers.

*** Beginning July 6, 2021 *** 

  1. Fingerprinting is available Monday - Friday from 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm. No appointment is necessary. We will fingerprint anyone who needs to be fingerprinting. If you have been given paperwork for fingerprinting, make sure to bring that paperwork with you. The cost is $5 cash per fingerprinting and there is NO ATM on the premises.
  2. Both Carry Concealed Permits and Purchase Permits are being accepted Monday – Friday from 9am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm. Please apply online through the Online Gun Permit Link provided on this page. Should you have any questions, please contact the Gun Permit Team at 252-636-6620.

County Demographics

County Seat: New Bern, NC
Population: 103,505 (2010 U.S. Census Bureau)
Square Mileage: 735

Unused Medicine DropBox

Unused Medicine DropBox (PDF) installed in Craven County Sheriff's Office at:
Judicial Center
1100 Clarks Road
New Bern, NC 28562

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