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Applications for gun permits must be completed online or by visiting the Indiana State Police website and looking for the Firearms Licensing link on the left. Please follow the instructions provided with the application process. To be fingerprinted and pay the State fees for a firearms license application, you will need to schedule an appointment online at

Once you have completed the application online and have had your fingerprints taken electronically, applicants who live in, or own a business in, the Bloomington city limits will go to the Bloomington Police Department located at 220 East 3rd Street, during the hours of 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday, to complete the application process and pay the local fees. (Applicants living outside of the city limits but in Monroe County will need to apply at the Monroe County Sheriff's Office located at 301 N. College Avenue. You must complete the online process prior to going to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, too)