Things to remember:
An Indiana handgun license is not recognized by most
other states and may not allow you to legally carry a
handgun outside the State of Indiana. You should always
check with the state police of the state you will be
visiting before transporting a handgun across state
If you are ever stopped or approached by the police, and
you are carrying a handgun, advise the officer and show
him/her your license to carry the handgun.
Where can I get
The post office, banks, grocery stores, gas stations –
anywhere that offers that service.
Where can I
From the convenience of your home, office, or public
I live in the
city limits of Hebron, which is in Porter County, why
can’t I apply at the Sheriff’s Department?
The state requires that you apply in the police
jurisdiction where you live.
I applied online
but didn’t finish the process within 30 days – do I need
to resubmit my application?
Contact your local police agency to see if your
application has been purged yet. They will advise you
whether you should resubmit your application or not. It
is critical that you use the same
application # when you submit your fingerprints.
Why does the
address on my driver’s license have to be current?
Pursuant to IC 9-24-13-4, driver’s license holders are
required to notify the BMV immediately of an address or
name change. Your jurisdiction is verified by your
Where can I get L1 inkless
fingerprints? Go to
and search for
the most convenient location. You must schedule your
appointment online with L1 – no walk-ins are accepted
Where can I get more information about Indiana Gun
call ISP at 317-232-8264.
What if I lose my handgun license, get married and
change my name, or move to a different address in
Print out a “Duplicate
Request and/or Notification of Name or Address Change”
form and follow the instructions. You can also pick up a
copy of this form at the Porter County Sheriff’s Dept.
during normal business hours.
What do I do if I move out of Indiana?
You must contact the Indiana State Police Firearms
division at 317-232-8264.