TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER II: DEPARTMENT OF STATE POLICE
PART 1231 FIREARM CONCEALED CARRY ACT PROCEDURES
SECTION 1231.110 NON-RESIDENT APPLICATION


 

Section 1231.110  Non-Resident Application

 

a)         Pursuant to Section 40(b) of the Act, non-resident FCCL applications will only be accepted from persons licensed or permitted to carry firearms, concealed or otherwise, in public, in a substantially similar state. 

 

b)         The Department shall post on its website a list of all states determined to be substantially similar.

 

c)         The Department shall determine which states are substantially similar, as defined in Section 1231.10, to Illinois in their manner of regulating concealed carry of firearms by surveying all other states.  

 

d)         Non-resident FCCL applicants shall obtain a non-resident eligibility affidavit from the Department's website.

 

1)         The affidavit must be completed and notarized by all non-resident FCCL applicants.

 

2)         A copy of the affidavit must be submitted as an electronic attachment to the non-resident's FCCL application through the on-line application process. 

 

3)         The original affidavit with notary stamp must be retained by the non-resident FCCL applicant and provided to the Department upon request. 

 

e)         FCCL applicants applying under the non-immigrant visa exception to the FOID Act (see 430 ILCS 65/8(i-5) and 20 Ill. Adm. Code 1231.20(g)) shall provide a letter from their foreign government stating the purpose for travel to Illinois, the date the applicant's non-immigrant visa expires, and the need for the FOID Card, or a waiver from this provision granted by the U.S. Attorney General.

 

f)         All documentation required by Section 40(c) and (d) of the Act shall be submitted to the Department electronically by uploading it as an attachment to the non-resident's FCCL application.