Helpful Documents

CCL
A list of items for CCL related cards
NameDescriptionUpdated On
180 Days Notification/RenewalDescribes the new process of notification 180 ahead of expiration and the ability to renew 180 days out.1/7/2022
Approved CurriculumList of approved CCL curriculum6/10/2024
Cards Remain Valid Upon Submission of a Renewal ApplicationOriginal card remains valid upon submission of a renewal application1/7/2022
CCL Out-of-State AffidavitAffidavit that must be submitted by out-of-state CCL applicant. Please see our FAQs about out-of-state application requirements.10/5/2023
How to Create Your Public Web UserInstructional video with step-by-step instructions to guide you through the process of establishing your web account with the ISP Firearms Services Bureau10/27/2023
Lost/Stolen/Destroyed CCL -- No More Notarized Paper AffidavitWhen applying for a replacement CCL online, no paper affidavit is required. If applying through the paper method, the paper affidavit need not be notarized.1/7/2022
Renewing a CCL Renews the FOIDFOID ex date matches the CCL ex date1/13/2022
Valid CCL Impacts FOID Expiration Date plus Description of Combination CardDescribes the impact of a valid CCL upon FOID expiration as well as a description of the Combination Card5/10/2024
FOID
A list of items for FOID related cards
NameDescriptionUpdated On
180 Days Notification/RenewalDescribes the new process of notification 180 ahead of expiration and the ability to renew 180 days out.4/4/2022
Ammunition Sale How to use a FOID card, CCL or a combination card for an ammunition purchase12/28/2021
Ammunition Sale on a Card With no Ex DateWhat do I do when a FOID appears expired or has no expiration date?12/23/2022
Cards Remain Valid Upon Submission of a Renewal ApplicationOriginal card remains valid upon submission of a renewal application1/7/2022
Employment Requirement CertificationForm for employer to complete indicating you need a FOID to work in Illinois. REMEMBER TO ALSO UPLOAD A COPY OF YOUR OUT-OF-STATE DRIVER'S LICENSE.4/19/2023
FOID Out of State AffidavitAffidavit required of out-of-state FOID applicant who needs a FOID for employment in Illinois. YOU MUST CHECK A BOX IN LINE 2.4/19/2023
FOIDs and FingerprintsDescribes when fingerprints MAY be submitted with a FOID application and for what purpose.1/7/2022
How to Create Your Public Web UserInstructional video with step-by-step instructions to guide you through the process of establishing your web account with the ISP Firearms Services Bureau10/27/2023
Person to Person Firearm TransfersRequirements for P2P transfers and associated recordkeeping12/30/2021
Protect Illinois Communities Act (PICA) Assault Weapon Identification GuideTo assist Law Enforcement Officers, Firearms Dealers, and the general public in the identification of assault weapons, as defined in the recently enacted Protect Illinois Communities Act.10/6/2023
Protect Illinois Communities Act (PICA) UPDATEImportant information about obtaining the endorsement affidavit for assault weapons, high-capacity magazines, and other devices listed in the Act.9/29/2023
Renewing a CCL Renews the FOIDFOID ex date matches the CCL ex date9/29/2023
Valid CCL Impacts FOID Expiration Date plus Description of Combination CardDescribes the impact of a valid CCL upon FOID expiration as well as a description of the Combination Card5/10/2024