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How to Apply, Renew or Update Name/Address

New online services now available for Concealed Handgun Permits:

  • Renew your CHP ($50 renewal fee plus $4.50 online renewal charge)

  • Update your name or address on your CHP (no charge)

  • Report your CHP lost or stolen (no charge)

Click Here for online services

 

CHP Initial Applications:

Any person wishing to apply for a concealed handgun permit must present themselves in person at a Nebraska State Patrol Troop Area Headquarters (click here to find the NSP location nearest you to make an appointment) and submit the following at time of application:
  • Completed, signed and notarized application form
  • Proof of training - Original or certified copy of Certificate of Completion of a Handgun Training and Safety Course approved by the Nebraska State Patrol
  • Proof of vision - only needed if presenting a state issued ID card
  • Proof of identification - Current NE driver's license, NE state issued ID or current military ID
  • Proof of citizenship - Certified state issued birth certificate, naturalization papers, certificate of citizenship from immigration authorities or a current or expired US passport
    • Please note: If the name listed on the application does not match the name on the proof of citizenship provided, legal documentation showing name change (such as a marriage certificate, divorce decree or court order) may be required.
  • Proof of address - (the address on the application must match the provided documentation) Current NE driver's license or NE state issued ID, active military duty station orders, or one of the following items: utility bill, bank statement, valid Nebraska vehicle registration, Nebraska voter registration card, pay stub or earnings statement, mortgage or lease agreement or tax documents issued at least 180 days prior to application date
  • Applicable Fee - $100.00, cash or check only
  • Fingerprints and Photographs taken at the time of application submittal

 

CHP Renewal Applications:

Current permit holders wishing to renew a permit to carry a concealed handgun may do so anytime within four (4) months prior to the expiration of their current permit.  A permit holder letting their current permit expire without applying for a renewal will be required to apply for a new permit and meet all of the requirements for a new permit including a new training course and the $100 fee.

  • Completed, signed and notarized application form
  • Proof of identification - Current NE driver's license, NE state issued ID or current military ID
  • Applicable Fee - $50.00, cash or check only
  • Copy of current CHP

*This can also be completed online for an additional service fee.

 

Update Name or Address on CHP:

No appointment is necessary for a personal data change.  Send the following information via email to nsp.chp@nebraska.gov, by mail to the Criminal Identification Division in Lincoln, or deliver the application to any NSP Troop Area office.

  • Complete and signed application form
    • The application does NOT have to be notarized
  • Proof of identification - Current NE driver's license, NE state issued ID or current military ID
    • Must contain updated name and/or address
    • State issued temporary license is acceptable
  • Copy of current CHP

*This can also be completed online.

 



Documentation need for Concealed Firearm Instructor:

Per Title 272, Nebraska Administrative Code, Chapter 21, you must appear in person when applying for an initial or renewal instructor certification.  The following information is required:

  • Completed, signed, and notarized application form
  • Proof of identification – Current driver’s license, state issued ID card, and/or current military ID
  • Proof of citizenship – Certified state issued birth certificate, naturalization papers, certificate of citizenship from immigration authorities, or a current or expired U.S. passport
  • A notarized Firearms Instructor Certification to teach handgun courses
  • Proposed course curriculum
  • $12.50 criminal history check fee – Cash or check only
  • Fingerprints and photograph taken at the time of application submittal

CHP and Instructor applicants must present a completed application form and necessary documentation in person.  An appointment is required.  A list of locations and times can be found on the Concealed Handgun Information page of the NSP website.

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