Handgun License Requirements

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Applications are accepted Wednesdays only 8 AM to 3 PM only Cleveland County Detention Center 

2550 West Franklin Road, Norman, OK 73069 
No appointments Walk-ins only

  • Complete a handgun license application online at OSBI’s Website.

    • Then print the summary sheet, and bring it with you to the Detention Center. OSBI will only accept credit card payments, if you apply online. 
    • If you don’t apply online, fill out the four page Paper Application. Use blue or black ink only. 
    • Applications may be picked up at the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office at 128 South Peters Ave, Norman, OK 73069. 
  • Bring you original handgun class safety certificate.

  • If you didn’t scan your photo into your online application, bring 2 passport-size photos with you.

    • They can be purchased at Walmart, Walgreens, CVS, Kinko's FedEx Office, photography studios, etc. The photos must be professionally made.
  • We will provide two fingerprint cards and a background check form to fill out. 

    • Use black ink only, when filling out the fingerprint cards.
  • Bring a $25.oo Money Order or Cashier’s Check only made out to CCSO. 

    • No cash or personal checks.
  • If you didn't pay online, bring a money order or cashier's check made out to OSBI. 

    • No cash, personal checks, credit cards or debit cards.
    • $100 for a 5 year license
    • $200 for a 10 year license
  • OSBI requires the Sheriff's Office staff to fingerprint you and maintain possession of the fingerprint cards.

    • If your applying for a handgun license, don't get fingerprinted anywhere else.
  • Bring your photo ID.

    • Driver's License, State Issued ID Card, Military ID, or etc.
  • If you weren't born in the United States, bring proof of United States Citizenship.

    • Passport, Naturalization Papers, Birth Certificate stating you're a US Citizen, etc.
  • Military Members, bring a copy of your current orders. 

    • If you've been discharged, bring a copy of your DD-214.
  • Bring all paperwork, photos, fees and your ID with you when applying.

Please call our Self Defense Act office at 405-701-8673