Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply for a Louisiana concealed handgun permit?
How can I check the status of my application?
How much does it cost to get a Louisiana concealed handgun permit?
Can I get my money back if my application is not approved?
Once I submit my application, when should I expect to receive my permit?
How long is my Louisiana permit valid?
My permit is going to expire. What do I need to do to keep my permit valid?
Do I have to return my old permit when I receive my renewed permit?
I have moved out of state. Is my permit still valid?
How long do I have to live in Louisiana before I am eligible for a permit?
What documents must I submit if the issue date on my driver’s license is less than six months old?
Are non-residents allowed to have a Louisiana concealed handgun permit?
If I am in the military and just transferred here, can I get a Louisiana concealed handgun permit?
What do I do if my permit is lost or stolen?
If I move, how do I change the address on my permit?
Can I carry my handgun in my vehicle?
Do I have to register my handgun with the state?
Are permits from other states valid in Louisiana? If I have a Louisiana concealed handgun permit, can I carry my concealed handgun in other states?
Do I need additional training if I already possess a parish permit?
Do I need additional training to obtain a renewal of my concealed handgun permit?
Do I need additional training if I am on active duty in the armed forces?
If I used my DD214 to suffice for training on my original application, can the DD214 suffice for training on my renewal application?
How can I become a registered instructor?
I was arrested but the charges were dropped, do I still need an arrest disposition?
Where do I get a copy of my arrest disposition?
Do I have to list an expungement for an arrest or conviction?
Does a no contest or nolo contendere plea of guilty, or a conviction that has been set aside, count as a conviction as it applies to the qualifications for a Louisiana concealed handgun permit?
Are there additional steps that I need to take to carry a concealed handgun in a place of worship?
What is 18 USC 922 (g)?