Gun Registration & Purchase Information

Gun Registration:

Persons may obtain a Purchase Permit if they are either a US citizen or a resident legal alien, are 18 years of age or older, have never been adjudged insane or legally incapacitated unless competency has been restored by court order.

If purchaser already has a CPL then he/she can fill out the RI-60 State form below:

Scroll down to “Firearms and Background Records” then go to “RI-060 Pistol Sales Record”

Purchaser must not currently be under involuntary hospitalization of alternative treatment program due to mental illness, indictment for pending charges nor convicted of a felony or if convicted, rights to purchase or possess firearms have been restored.

Purchaser must not have been found guilty by reason of insanity, not subject to a conditional bond release, personal bond release, personal protection order or other court order which prohibits the purchasing or possession of a firearm.

To obtain a Purchase Permit , a valid Michigan driver’s license or personal identification card is required.

Purchaser will need to either mail or drop off the bottom two portions of the permit with in the 10 days of purchase and keep their copy on their persons for 30 days when carrying the pistol. Pistols do not need to be present when returning the issuing agency’s copies. Safety inspections are no longer issued.

CONCEALED PISTOL LAW:  See Mason County Clerk Department at

All questions / info, please refer to the County Clerk’s Office

(231) 843-8202

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