CONCEALED PISTOL LICENSE

Applications for a Concealed Pistol License are available at the Ionia County Clerk’s Office or you can download the application at: http://michigan.gov/msp. It is recommended that you familiarize yourself with the laws governing concealed pistols and what the requirements are for applying for a concealed pistol license.  The laws can be found at the above link as well.

 

NOTICE

All Concealed Pistol License applications must be signed in front of a staff person in the Clerk’s Office

FILING REQUIREMENTS (for NEW and RENEWAL licenses)

To apply for a NEW Concealed Pistol License, bring the following with you to the Ionia County Clerk’s Office:

  • Completed Application for a Concealed Pistol License (unsigned)
  • Original training certificate that includes the following information:
    • The training course complies with Section 5j of 1927 PA 372
    • Instructor’s certification expiration date
    • Name, telephone number and signature of instructor
    • The name of the agency that certified the instructor
    • The certificate cannot be more than 5 years old
  • Application fee of $100. Method of payments accepted: cash, check, money order or credit card
  • Applicant does NOT have to bring in a photo.
  • After the application has been filed, the applicant must have their fingerprints taken within 45 days of the filing of the application Appointments can be made at the Ionia County Sheriff’s Department by calling: 616-527-5737.  (NOTE: The application must be filed first before  fingerprints can be taken).  If the applicant fails to get fingerprinted within the 45 days following the filing of the application, the application will automatically be withdrawn and the applicant will have to wait one calendar year in order to file again.  The filing fee is non-refundable.
  • Once the application is approved, the license will be mailed directly to you.
  • If the application is denied, the applicant will be notified in writing. The filing fee is non-refundable.
  • Concealed Pistol Licenses are valid for not more than 5 years and will expire on the applicant’s birthday.

To RENEW a Concealed Pistol License, bring the following with you to the Ionia County Clerk’s Office:

  • Completed Application for a Concealed Pistol License (unsigned)
  • Application fee of $115. Method of payments accepted: cash, check, money order or credit card
  • Applicant does not have to bring in photos.
  • Once the application is approved, the, the license will be mailed directly to you.
  • Concealed Pistol Licenses are valid for not more than 5 years and will expire on the applicant’s birthday

To find if applicant qualifies for a PPE (Prohibited Premises Exemption), please visit the Michigan State Police website (link is above).