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Indiana Handgun Permit Information

The Charlestown Police Department, in cooperation with the Indiana State Police Firearms Division, provides services for making application for an Indiana Personal Protection and Hunting/Target Handgun Permit (License), for City of Charlestown residents.

 

Applications can generally be made between the hours of 9am and 5pm, any day of the week, at the Charlestown Police Department, located at 701 Main Street, Charlestown, Indiana.  It is recommended that interested Charlestown residents contact Department Dispatch at 812-256-6345, ext. 0, in advance to ensure personnel is available to assist with making any application for Indiana Handgun License (permit).  The Chief, Assistant Chief and select other ranking officers of the Department are solely permitted to assist with the making of any application for Indiana Handgun License (permit).  A Department local processing fee, according to the below statewide fee schedule, is assessed in advance at the time of making application.

 

Regulations regarding Indiana Handgun Licenses can be found at the Indiana State Police web site by click the following link:  http://www.ai.org/isp/firearms

License Type

Department Fee

(collected by CHPD Dispatch in advance of application)

State Fee

(mailed with application, not collected by CHPD)

Four (4) Year Hunting & Target License:

$10.00

(* $5.00 refundable if denied by state)

$5.00

Four (4) Year Personal Protection License:

$10.00

(* $5.00 refundable if denied by state)

$30.00

 

 

 

Lifetime Hunting & Target NEW License:

$50.00

(* $30.00 refundable if denied by state)

$25.00

Lifetime Hunting & Target RENEWAL License:

$40.00

(* $30.00 refundable if denied by state)

$20.00

 

 

 

Lifetime Personal Protection NEW License:

$50.00

(* $30.00 refundable if denied by state)

$75.00

Lifetime Personal Protection RENEWAL License:

$40.00

(* $30.00 refundable if denied by state)

$60.00

 

 

 

Questions regarding the Indiana Handgun Permit Application process can be directed to Major Keith McDonald, at 812-256-6345, ext. 103, or via email at majormcdonald@ctownpd.com.  


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