Perry County Indiana Sheriff's Office

Handgun Permits

How to Apply

To determine your eligibility, go online to to begin the application process.

Step 1: Complete a Handgun License Application online at the Indiana State Police Handgun Licensing Portal.

Step 2: Schedule an appointment to submit your fingerprints electronically. The MorphoTrust fingerprinting site for the Perry County area is located at the Tell City Police Department.


Tell City Police Department

707 Mozart St
Tell City, IN 47586

Phone: (812) 547-7068

Step 3: Complete local law enforcement (sheriff or municipal police) agency processing within 180 days.

After you complete Step 1, you will have only 180 days to complete Steps 2 and 3. Once all of the above steps are completed, your application will be electronically transmitted to ISP for final review.

If your application is approved, your permit will be sent to you via U.S. Mail.

Visit the Indiana State Police website for more information.