FOID Card Information

Firearm Owner Identification Card


In case you don’t know what it is, a valid Firearm Owner Identification Card (FOID) is something that is required by state law for all Illinois residents who buy or possess firearms or firearm ammunition.

Obtaining a FOID Card


Application forms for an FOID card can be picked up at the Vernon Hills Police Department Communications Section, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can also download the application directly from the Illinois State Police website. After the form is completed there is a $10 fee. After this has been completed, the form is then mailed directly to the Illinois State Police.