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    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Gun Permit Application Process

 

Step 1:  Complete the online application at https://firearms.ariesportal.com.  At the end of the application, you will receive directions on how to schedule electronic fingerprinting (step 2) and payment of state fee. 

Step 2:  Bring your Application Number to your local law enforcement agency for approval and local fee payment.

Step 3:  Your application will be electronically transferred to ISP for final review.  If your application is approved, your permit will be sent to you via U.S. Mail.  If your application is rejected, you will be notified via U.S. Mail and will receive instructions on how to file an appeal.

Firearms Handgun Licensing Application Fees

Effective July 1, 2020

License Type

Local Fee

State Fee

Five Year Hunting and Target

$0/$0 Refundable*

$0

Five Year Personal Protection

$0/$0 Refundable*

$0

Lifetime Hunting and Target/ No Current License

$50/$30 Refundable*

$25.00

Lifetime Hunting and Target/ Current Valid Indiana License

$40/$30 Refundable*

$20.00

Lifetime Personal Protection/ No Current License

$50/$30 Refundable*

$75.00

Lifetime Personal Protection/ Current Valid Indiana License

$40/$30 Refundable*

$60.00

Duplicate

Not Provided in Law

$20.00

Retired Law Enforcement Officer

Not Provided in Law

Fee Exempt 

Retired Corrections Officer

Not Provided in Law

Fee Exempt 

Firearms Dealer

Not Provided in Law

$60.00

Additional Fees

All NEW license applications incur a $12.95 fee for IDEMIA Electronic Fingerprinting. Additionally, ALL license applications incur an IN.gov processing fee that varies according to the license type.††

Local Fee Information

Please note that local fees cannot be paid online. Please contact your local police department or sheriff's office for information on local fee payment policies.

Special Notes

* A portion of the local fee is refundable if a license is not issued. The entire state fee is refundable if no license is issued.

 Fee exemption applies only to the initial license application. All duplicate licenses incur a fee of $20.00.

††The online payment service is provided through a partnership between the State of Indiana and its online service provider. A processing fee of $1.00 plus 2% of the transaction amount is added to the price of the service, as outlined in Indiana Code 4-13.1-2-4. For applicants who do not want to use the online service, the applicant will need to bring a certified check or money order to the Indiana State Police Firearms Unit located in Indianapolis Indiana at General Headquarters. The address is 100 N. Senate Avenue, Indiana Government Center North Room 302

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