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FOUNTAIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
An application for a handgun license can be started online at the Indiana State Police website. Complete the online application and bring your application number to your local law enforcement agency for approval and local fee payment. Payments can be made with cash or a money order. Residents of Attica, Covington, Kingman, and Veedersburg must contact their local police department to complete the process. All other residents of Fountain County can complete the process at the Sheriff's Office Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm. Your application will be transferred to ISP for final review. If your application is approved, your permit will be sent to you via US Mail. If your application is rejected, you will be notified via US Mail and will receive instructions on how to file an appeal. If you have any questions, contact the Indiana State Police Firearms Division at 317-232-8264.
Indiana Handgun License
Handgun License Fees

       Type of License                                                                 Local Fee                         State Fee                      
Personal Protection 4 yrs                                                               $10.00                                   $30.00

Lifetime Personal Protection No Current License                    $50.00                                  $75.00

​Lifetime Personal Protection Current Valid License                $40.00                                  $60.00

Hunting & Target  4 yr​s                                                                  $10.00                                  $ 5.00

Lifetime Hunting & Target No Current License                         $50.00                                 $25.00

Lifetime Hunting & Target Current Valid License                     $40.00                                 $20.00