How to Apply for a Handgun Permit

To apply for a firearm permit, go to the Indiana State Police website at, and apply online.

*As of July 1, 2021, there are no state or local fees associated with the application.

After filling out the online application, applicants must schedule an appointment to have their fingerprints scanned at one of the Central Indiana IdentoGO sites, which will be made available during the online application process.

IdentoGO: 877-472-6917 or

After you have successfully completed the above process, you will need to go to the local law enforcement agency in the jurisdiction where you live for a local criminal background check. (For example, if you live in the city limits of Lebanon, you will need to come to the Lebanon Police Department.) Please bring a valid photo I.D. with your current address.

Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am – 4 pm. We close for lunch between 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.  Our office also follows the Lebanon City Holiday schedule.

Once you have created an account through, you can use it to check the status of your permit, order a duplicate permit, or change the address on your current permit.


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