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Gun Permits

You can now begin your handgun application process online. Visit the Indiana State Police Handgun Licensing online and fill out the preliminary information to save you time when you stop by our office to complete the application process.

Interested in exercising your right to bear arms?

  • Do you need to renew your old permit?

To obtain a gun permit in Indiana, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must be 18 years of age.
  • You must not have been convicted of a felony
  • You must be a resident of Indiana

For first time permits, you need to bring the following:

  • A drivers' license with your current address
  • Fee

To renewal your gun permit, you will need the following:

  • A drivers' license with your current address
  • Current or expired permit
  • Fee

HANDGUN LICENSE FEE SCHEDULE

Four year personal protection permit

  • Local fee: $10 Cash / $15 Refundable
  • State fee: $30 Money Order or Cashier Check payable to the State of Indiana

Lifetime personal protection permit - No current license

  • Local fee: $40 Cash / $30 Refundable
  • State fee: $60 Money Order or Cashier Check payable to the State of Indiana

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

If you live inside the city limits of Kokomo, Greentown, or Russiaville, you need to go to the police department in that City to obtain a permit. For any questions regarding gun permits, please call 765.456.2020.

 


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