Licensing Overview

Overview of the Licensing Aspects of the State's Firearms Law

All current Licenses To Carry firearms are valid and renewable on the expiration date shown on such licenses. Thereafter, they will be renewable every Six years.

Categories of Licenses To Carry Firearms are:

  • Firearms Identification Card - Restricted (self defense spray) under the age of 18
  • Firearms Identification Card
  • License to Carry

                A. Target & Hunting
                B. Sporting
                C. Employment
                D. Unrestricted

  •  License to Possess a Machine Gun
  • Gun Club License (Only the Colonel of the State Police can issue a club license)

A non-refundable application fee of $100.00 will apply to all Licenses To Carry and Firearms Identification card applications and renewals, with the following exceptions:

There is no fee for a person age 70 or over.

The first time application fee for an FID Card restricted to Chemical Agents under the age of 18 is $25.00.