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Handgun Permits

1: Submit your application online to the Indiana State Police by clicking here: ONLINE GUN PERMIT REGISTRATION

2: After completing your online registration, you will have the option to pay the State Portion of the application fee and to schedule an appointment with L-1 Identity Solutions for fingerprinting. The fingerprinting CANNOT be done at the Cedar Lake Police Department.
3: After you complete the fingerprinting process with L-1 Identity Solutions, you will need to bring your receipt from L-1 Identity Solutions to the Cedar Lake Police Department with the Town portion of the application fee (CASH ONLY) according to the fee schedule below. Credit cards and personal checks will not be accepted. Processing is available Monday through Saturday (closed Holidays) between the hours of 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. or by appointment. To make an appointment call (219) 374-5416 extension 113.
4: Your application will not be processed until the above steps are completed. The estimated time to receive your license using this option is approximately 2-3 weeks.
License Type Town of Cedar Lake Fee State Fee
4-Year Hunting & Target $10.00 ($5.00*) $5.00
4-Year Personal Protection $10.00 ($5.00*) $30.00
Lifetime Hunting & Target / No Current Handgun License $50.00 ($30.00*) $25.00
Lifetime Hunting & Target / Current Valid Handgun License $40.00 ($30.00*) $20.00
Lifetime Personal Protection / No Current Handgun License $50.00 ($30.00*) $75.00
Lifetime Personal Protection / Current Valid Handgun License $40.00 ($30.00*) $60.00
Retired Law Enforcement $10.00 Fee Exempt
Corrections Officer $10.00 Fee Exempt
Firearms Dealer $10.00 Fee Exempt


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