Online Gun / Firearm Application Procedures
Notice: The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office no longer processes standard ink fingerprint cards. Only electronic fingerprints will be accepted for Firearm Permits as of January 4, 2013.
** There is an additional fee of $9.95 to obtain Electronic Fingerprints.**
When you have finished completing the Online Gun / Firearm Application, you must schedule an appointment to have your fingerprints taken electronically. Go to the MorphoTrust USA L-1 Enrollment Services link and schedule your appointment online, or call MorphoTrust USA, L-1 Enrollment Services at (877) 472-6917. You must have your application number available when scheduling your appointment.
Once you have completed the online application and have had your fingerprints taken electronically, then you must come in person to the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office to finalize your application request. You must show a valid government issued photo ID and pay the local application fee.
*Applicants with no criminal history typically get the new carry permit mailed to them within a few weeks.