Concealed Pistol License applications are available from
the Michigan State Police website www.michigan.gov/MSP
or at the Livingston County Clerk’s office, 200 E. Grand River, Howell, MI.New
applicants MUST complete a Michigan Pistol Safety Training
- Effective December 1, 2015, an applicant is eligible for a renewal of a CPL License under this section if the license is not expired or has expired within a one year period before the date of application. If the license is expired for more than a year, the law requires that you take a new pistol safety training course and be re-fingerprinted after submitting an application.
- For certificates issued on or after December 1, 2015 the certificate of completion must contain the following information: Instructor's name and telephone number; the name and telephone number of the state agency or national firearms training organization that has certified the instructor; and the instructor's certification number and expiration date of that certification.
Renewal applicants must certify by signing (section II on the application) that he/she has completed at least 3 hours of course review and at least 1 hour of firing range time within the last 6 months.
Submit your completed Concealed Pistol License application at the County Clerk's office, in person, along with:
- A valid driver's license or state ID card with Livingston County address;
- Pistol Safety Training certificate (if applicable);
- Previous CPL license (if applicable);
- $115.00 (new or renewal application fee) payable in CASH, CHECK of CHARGE (access fee applies to credit/debit cards).
Once you have submitted and paid for a new application, proceed with your receipt to the Livingston County Sheriff department for fingerprinting. Renewal applicants will receive a receipt when submitting an application but in most instances will not need updated fingerprinting, although a fingerprint check is initiated during the review process.
Fingerprinting is available Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 4:30 PM.