TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER II: DEPARTMENT OF STATE POLICE
PART 1231 FIREARM CONCEALED CARRY ACT PROCEDURES
SECTION 1231.100 APPLICATION


 

Section 1231.100  Application

 

a)         The application shall include the information required in Sections 25 and 30 of the Act, as well as the information required in Sections 4 and 8 of the FOID Act. The application shall also include the FCCL applicant's citizenship, race, gender, phone number, e-mail address (if available) and state of residence. For Illinois residents, the application shall include the FCCL applicant's driver's license or identification card number and its expiration date.

 

b)         As part of the application process and pursuant to Section 30(b)(10) of the Act, FCCL applicants must electronically upload proof of compliance (e.g., training certificates; official documentation from the employing agency demonstrating that the applicant is an active law enforcement or corrections officer, has completed required firearms training, and is authorized to carry a firearm; official documentation from the Department approving the Concealed Carry Firearm Instructor's application that includes the Instructor Number; official documentation from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board; printouts from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations' "License Look-up" that includes the licensee's name, license number and license status; etc.) with the training requirements of  Section 75 of the Act.  For every certificate submitted, FCCL applicants must include the Instructor's name and contact number and the name of the approved curriculum, as well as the unique identification numbers assigned by the Department to the instructor and the curriculum.  

 

c)         All documentation required pursuant to Section 30 of the Act shall be submitted to the Department electronically by uploading it as an attachment to the FCCL application.

 

d)         FCCL applicants shall select whether they prefer to receive Department notification via e-mail or written notification.  If selecting e-mail notifications, applicants shall provide a current e-mail address to the Department as part of the application process and are responsible for checking the e-mail address provided for correspondence from the Department regarding the application.

 

e)         If any of the FCCL applicant's contact information changes, including but not limited to his or her e-mail address, the FCCL applicant shall amend his or her application to notify the Department of the corrected contact information.

 

f)         Upon receipt of an incomplete application, the Department shall notify the FCCL applicant and advise the applicant as to what information is missing.  The application shall not be deemed complete and the provisions of Section 10(e) of the Act shall not apply until the FCCL applicant provides a complete application including the requested missing information.

 

g)         If an FCCL applicant has not provided the missing information in response to the Department's notification within 60 days after notice from the Department, the application shall be denied.