Clinton County Sheriff's Office

Handgun Permits

Applications must be completed online.

The application can be found at:
https://firearms.ariesportal.com/

1. Complete application online and pay state fee.
2. Schedule fingerprinting appointment online or call 877-472-6917. Pay fingerprint fee online, over the phone, or bring a check or money order to your appointment.
3. Visit local law enforcement agency to pay local fee.

Persons 18 years and older who live within the city limits of Frankfort should contact the Frankfort Police Department to pay their local fee.

Persons 18 years and older who live within the town limits of Colfax, Kirklin, Michigantown, Mulberry and Rossville should contact their town marshal to pay their local fee.

All other residents, 18 years and older, residing in Clinton County may pay the local fee at the Clinton County Sheriff's Office. This process can be completed Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, except government holidays.

Applicants must be within 365 days of their current application expiration before applying for a new permit.


License Local Fee (1) State Fee (2)
Lifetime Personal
Protection Handgun
1st Time Application or
Expired License
$50.00 $75.00
Current/Valid License $40.00 $60.00
4yr Personal
Protection Handgun
$10.00 $30.00
4yr Hunting and
Target Handgun
$10.00 $5.00
Lifetime Hunting and
Target Handgun
1st Time Application or
Expired License
$50.00 $25.00
Current/Valid License $40.00 $20.00

To renew a handgun permit or to change your name or address, visit https://firearms.ariesportal.com/

There is no fee for a notification of name or address change only.
There is a $20 fee if applicant requests a duplicate license.

Clinton County Sheriff's Office