Application: Obtain application from the County Clerk or download application (rev 11/2015)
New: $100 to County Clerk and $15 to fingerprinting agency
Renewal: $115 to County Clerk
Training: (Must be taken w/in last 5 years) Complete before applying with certificate containing
Submit: completed application with attachments (safety training certificate, proof of prohibited premises qualification, if applicable), and State of Michigan ID.
New: Must be fingerprinted after submitting application.
Renewal: May not have to be reprinted if still an active renewal (i.e., it has been less than a year from expiration).
Reapplications: Must re-take the training class and be fingerprinted again (applying more than a year after expiration)
Approval: Licenses will be mailed to address indicated on application.
License Term: A license is valid until applicant’s birth date “that falls not less than 4 years or more than 5 years after license is issued” after approval.
Lost License replacement fee: $10.00
Renewal: Apply for renewal up to 6 months before your current license expires or there may be a gap in your ability to carry concealed. You must complete the application form, bring in additional documents, if applicable, as well as current CPL license and driver’s license.
Michigan State Police - Firearms Laws of Michigan
County Administration Building
300 Monroe Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2288
Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 4:45pm
Phone: (616) 632-7640
Fax: (616) 632-7645
Lisa Posthumus Lyons
Robert J. Macomber
Chief Deputy County Clerk