The City of Westfield, Indiana

Westfield is a thriving community with a rich heritage

Gun Permits

  • Phone:
    317-804-3200

**PLEASE READ: As of March 16, 2020, all City of Westfield buildings are closed to the public until further notice due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please email requests or questions to WPDGunPermits@westfield.in.gov.

GUN PERMITS: New Process is listed BELOW under LOCAL PROCESS. Please Note: **If your application is about to expire, you will need to contact the ISP to extend the date. Contact information is below. You can track the status of your application online at  http://firearms.ariesportal.com**

Gun Permit Application Process

 ***Local fees are accepted by MAIL and are payable by check or money order to the Westfield Police Department, c/o Gun Permit Processing, 17535 Dartown Rd, Westfield, IN 46074, or we can accept credit card payments over the phone at 317-804-3200.***

FIRST STEPS

  1. Go to Indiana State website to start your application: in.gov/isp/2829.htm.
  2. Read and follow the instructions online to begin your application.
  3. Schedule your inkless/electronic fingerprint process with IdentoGO at https://in.ibtfingerprint.com/
    • There is an additional fee of $11.95 for this service.
  4. Your state fee and fingerprint fee will be payable online via credit or debit card (please note this is the only way to pay your state fee).

LOCAL PROCESS

After completing the first steps, you will need to complete the below steps to finish up the process.

  • Email WPDGunPermits@westfield.in.gov or call during business hours (M-F 7:30a-4p) 317-804-3200.
  • The following information will need to be provided via phone/email for the background check:
    • Full Name
    • Gun Permit Application number (9-digit number)
    • Drivers’ License Number
    • Date of Birth
    • Home Address
    • Phone number
    • A Copy of your Driver’s License (photo or PDF is acceptable)
      • You must be a resident of Westfield AND your address must be current on your ID and match what is on your gun permit application or it may be rejected by the State.
    • A copy of your Fingerprint Receipt (if provided)(photo or PDF is acceptable)
      • Please note that files over 10 MB emailed to us may be rejected.
  • Pay Local Fee - See below for fee schedule. You can pay your local fee one of two ways:
    • Mail payment, check or money order only accepted, to:
      • Westfield Police Department
      • c/o Gun Permit Processing
      • 17535 Dartown Rd
      • Westfield, IN 46074
      • **Please make checks out to the Westfield Police Department. They should also include your gun permit application number and your phone number on them.**
    • Pay by Credit Card, Call into office to pay by credit card at 317-804-3200.

For NEW applications, if there are no mistakes on your application and you have no criminal history, your license should be issued within 60 days from the time your local authority submitted your application to ISP.   You can check the status of your application online at http://firearms.ariesportal.com.  Go to http://www.in.gov/isp/2833.htm for more ISP firearms licensing contact information. 

Other Useful Links:

ISP Firearms License Contact Information (from their website):

By Email:

FirearmsQuestions@isp.in.gov

Please include the following information in your email:

  • Name:
  • Email Address:
  • Daytime Phone Number:
  • Date of Birth:
  • Application Number:
  • Local Agency:
  • Address you used on the firearms license application:
  • Address if it has changed (This could be the reason for the delay):
  • Approximate date of fingerprinting:
  • Approximate date of payment:
  • Type of firearms license requested: Lifetime or 5 year
By Postal Mail or In Person:
Firearms License Unit
Information Technology section
Criminal Justice Data Division
Indiana State Police
Indiana Government Center North
100 N. Senate Avenue, Suite N302
Indianapolis IN 46204
By Telephone:
(317) 232-8264

DUPLICATE FIREARMS LICENSE

To obtain a duplicate, hard plastic copy of your license or change or name or address:

  • Go to http://firearms.ariesportal.com.
  • Click “Sign In” at the “Duplicate/Status Updates” section of the home page.
    • Log in or create an account.
  • Once you are logged in, you will be on your status screen. Here, you can either request a duplicate copy of your license or update the name or address information of your current license.
    • Click the “Request” button to begin the process of a duplicate copy or to request a name or address change. You will answer a few questions and then be asked to pay a $20 fee for the duplicate license. There is no fee for a name or address change.

  

        Fee Schedule:

        License Type

        Local Fee

        State Fee

        Five Year Hunting and Target

        $10*

        $5.00

        Five Year Personal Protection

        $10*

        $30.00

        Lifetime Hunting and Target/ No Current Permit

        $50

        $25.00

        Lifetime Hunting and Target/ Current Valid Indiana Permit

        $40

        $20.00

        Lifetime Personal Protection/ No Current Permit

        $50

        $75.00

        Lifetime Personal Protection/ Current Valid Indiana Permit

        $40

        $60.00

        Duplicate

        Not Provided in Law

        $20.00

        Retired Law Enforcement Officer

        Fee Exempt †

        Fee Exempt †

        Retired Corrections Officer

        Fee Exempt †

        Fee Exempt †

        Firearms Dealer

        Not Provided in Law

        $60.00

        *Applies to gun permit applications accepted before 7/1/2020. After 6/30/2020, gun permit applications accepted for 5-year permits have no fee.

        Additional Fees

        All NEW license applications incur a $11.95 fee for IDEMIA Electronic Fingerprinting. Additionally, ALL license applications incur an IN.gov processing fee that varies according to the license type.

        † Fee exemption applies only to the initial license application. All duplicate licenses incur a fee of $20.00.

         Voter Registration

        Do you need to register to vote, or check your voter registration status? Please visit https://indianavoters.in.gov/.

        (Per House Enrolled Act 1284, the Westfield Police Department provides this link to assist with voter registration.)