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GUN PERMIT INSTRUCTIONS

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE HANDGUN PERMIT APPLICATION PROCESS

****PAPER APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTED****

STEP 1 – APPLICATION

  • You must go online to in.gov to the Firearms Section to apply. (https://www.in.gov/isp/2829.htm)
  • When completing the application, you must specify the agency you are applying through. If you live in Sullivan County (outside any city limits) select the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office.  Note selecting the wrong agency will delay the application process.  If you are uncertain if your residence is inside or outside the city limits, you can call 812-268-4308 (select dispatch) to clarify.
  • You must pay the state fee with a credit card at the time you apply online.
  • State Fees are as follows:

         4 Year Permit $30.00

         Lifetime Permit with no current license $75.00

         Lifetime Permit with a current license $60.00

         There is a small processing fee to pay with a credit card as well.

STEP 2 – ELECTRONIC FINGERPRINTS

  • Call 877-472-6917 to make an appointment to have electronic fingerprinting done. The closest locations for Sullivan County is Terre Haute, Linton, or Vincennes. Just be certain to tell them which location you want.  There is an $11.95 fee to have your fingerprints done.

STEP 3 – LOCAL FEE

  • You must bring your state issued picture ID and the paperwork that L-1 Fingerprinting gave you.
  • You will need cash and exact change to pay your local fee.

        4 year fee $10.00

        Lifetime with no current license $50.00

        Lifetime with a current license $40.00

  • You may pay your local fees at the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 4:00PM

Once the application has been approved, fingerprints and the application have been submitted and all fees are paid, processing time should be 2 to 3 weeks.

For information on handgun laws and permit information you can go to www.in.gov  and select Firearms Licensing or contact the Indiana State Firearms Division at 317-233-5054.

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