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Indiana State Police

Firearms Licensing

Thank you for visiting the Indiana State Police Firearms Licensing page. The Indiana State Police offers several services to those needing to obtain or update an Indiana Handgun License. Please see the information below regarding your application for a handgun license.

*** PLEASE NOTE ***

The Indiana State Police Department is no longer accepting manual name change forms, manual address change forms or manual duplicate license request forms. All changes must be completed online through the Indiana State Police Handgun Licensing Portal. Click the appropriate link below to begin your online process.

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New License to Carry If you want to carry a handgun in Indiana, and do not have a current Indiana License to Carry a Handgun, click here to learn about the process to apply for a new license to carry.
Renew License to Carry If you have a current Indiana License to Carry a Handgun that is expiring, or has already expired, and you need to renew that license, click here to learn about the process to renew your handgun license.
Duplicate License to Carry If you need to obtain a duplicate Indiana License to Carry a Handgun, either because your current license is lost or destroyed, or because you want to obtain the new hard plastic license card, click here to learn about the process to obtain a duplicate handgun license.
Change Name / Address If you need to change the name or address associated with your current Indiana License to Carry a Handgun, click here to learn about the process to update your handgun license name or address.
Firearms Dealer License If you want to buy and sell handguns on a regular and continuing basis in Indiana, either singly or in small quantities, click here to learn about the process to renew or apply for a new handgun dealer's license.
Check Application Status If you have submitted an application for a new, renewal, or duplicate Indiana Handgun License, or have submitted a change of address for an Indiana Handgun License, click here to learn how to check the status of your application.

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