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Application for Handgun License


Instructions provided are for residents that live within the Town Limits of St. John, Indiana.

Questions regarding your license after the application process should be directed to the State Police Firearms Licensing Section.


Application Instructions

1. Submit your application online to the Indiana State Police by clicking here: ONLINE APPLICATION FOR HANDGUN LICENSE
2. After completing your online registration, you will pay the State Portion of the application fee and schedule an appointment with IdentoGO / IDEMIA for fingerprinting.
3. After you complete the fingerprinting process with IdentoGO / IDEMIA, you will need to pay the Local Portion (if applicable) at the Town of St. John Clerk Treasurer's Office. The Local Portion of the application fee is payable to the "Town of St. John" in the form of a money order, cashier's check, or cash. Personal checks and credit cards will not be accepted. You can do this on Mondays through Friday between the hours of 8:00 A.M. ‐ 4:00 P.M., excluding holidays and on the 2nd Saturday of the Month between the hours of 9:00AM and 1:00PM.
4. After you complete payment for the Local Fee (if applicable), you will need to bring your receipt from IdentoGO / IDEMIA and the receipt from the Town of St. John Clerk-Treasurer's Office to the St. John Police Department.
Your application process is not complete until the above steps are completed. The estimated time to receive your license using this option is approximately 4 weeks.

HANDGUN LICENSING FEE SCHEDULE

Effective July 1, 2020

License Type

St. John Fee

State Fee

5-Year Hunting & Target
$0
$0
5-Year Personal Protection
$0
$0
Lifetime Hunting & Target /
No Current Handgun License
$50.00 ($30.00*)
$25.00
Lifetime Hunting & Target /
Current Valid Handgun License
$40.00 ($30.00*)
$20.00
Lifetime Personal Protection /
No Current Handgun License
$50.00 ($30.00*)
$75.00
Lifetime Personal Protection /
Current Valid Handgun License
$40.00 ($30.00*)
$60.00
Retired Law Enforcement
Not Provided in Law
Fee Exempt
Corrections Officer
Not Provided in Law
Fee Exempt
Firearms Dealer
Not Provided in Law
$60.00

*This dollar amount is the portion of the local fee which is refundable if a license is not issued.  The entire state fee is refundable if no license is issued.

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.

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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