TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER II: DEPARTMENT OF STATE POLICE
PART 1230 FIREARM OWNER'S IDENTIFICATION CARD ACT
SECTION 1230.40 SPONSORSHIP OF A MINOR


 

Section 1230.40  Sponsorship of a Minor

 

a)         Every applicant for a FOID Card under the age of 21 shall have the written consent of his/her parent or legal guardian to possess and acquire firearms and firearm ammunition, prior to issuance of a FOID Card.  If the consent is given by a legal guardian, a certified copy of the guardianship court order must be submitted with the application.    The parent or legal guardian providing consent shall file an affidavit with the Department, as prescribed by the Department (using the form available on the Department's website), stating that the parent/guardian is not an individual prohibited by Section 4(2) of the Act from having a FOID Card.

 

b)         No applicant under age 21 will be granted a FOID Card if he or she is prohibited from having a FOID Card by State or federal law.

 

c)         If the minor is not physically capable of signing the application because of age, disability or other cause, the parent or legal guardian providing consent must submit a copy of the minor's birth certificate.

 

(Source:  Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 2301, effective December 31, 2013)