92007826_2fabda55f4Office hours are 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. We are located inside the Pitt County Courthouse at 100 West Third Street and can be reached at 252-902-2800. The Sheriff’s Office Clerks at this location can assist you with the following services:

Obtaining A Report

Fees for reports are $2.00 per report. The only part of the report we can release is the public copy. This will not include the officer’s narrative.

Processing Civil Papers

The cost of having a civil action processed by this department is $30.00 per defendant for North Carolina plaintiffs and $32.00 per defendant for out of state plaintiffs.

Outstanding Civil/Criminal Papers

We attempt to provide as much information to the public over the telephone as possible.  We are happy to provide you with information concerning outstanding civil and criminal process on subjects; however, this information is provided in person only, with proper identification. 

gunpermitsGun Permits

Hours: Can be complete online at any time

Fee: $5.00 per permit that must be paid at the time you complete your application and is nonrefundable. You may pay with a debit/credit card online, or if you would like to pay cash please come to the sheriff’s office with your money and proper identification and we can give you a coupon code to use.

To obtain a gun permit, an application must be completed and submitted for a criminal background check.  In order to be issued an application, you must present valid Identification with a picture I.D displaying your Pitt County address. 

Concealed Carry Permit

Hours of Service: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 – 11 a.m.and 2 p.m. – 4 p.m..  

Fee: $90 for the first time applicant. Renewals are $85.00.

First time applicants should bring the Certificate of Completion for the required Firearms Course, a North Carolina Driver’s License and for former military personnel, a Certificate of Honorable Discharge or a copy of a DD-214.  Applicants will be fingerprinted and this information submitted to the SBI for the issuance of the Concealed Carry Permit.  There is an approximate 90 day period from application to issuance. 


Hours of Service: Tuesday morning 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

Fee: $10.00 fee per 2 cards

Sexual Offender Registration

Hours of Service: Regular business hours