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Illinois's Permit to Purchase


In Illinois a Firearm Owner Identification (FOID) card is required. There is a $10 fee to obtain this card. There is also a $2 fee for a mandatory background check.

Statute

430 ILCS 65

What is Permit to Purchase?

Some states require that a citizen acquires a permit, before they purchase a gun. If it is required, there will be a fee that varies from state to state. Some states also require finger printing, and background checks before issuing the permit.


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