Concealed Pistol License (CPL)


Concealed pistol applications covering both new and renewal permits are available at the office of the Midland County Clerk

Processing the application:

  • Applicant files their application with the County Clerk in the county of residence. This must include:  a copy of the certificate of completion of the pistol safety training course.  The training certificate must include - date of training (completed within 5 years preceding date of application), name, signature & phone number of instructor, it must state that the certificate complies with section 5j of 1927 PA 372 and must include the name and phone number of the state agency/national training organization that certifies the instructor.  
  • Applicant pays a fee of $115 to the County Clerk at time of filing.  There is a $10 charge for an upgraded permit type.
  • Applicant will be fingerprinted at the time of application, in the County Clerk's office.
  • The prints will be submitted to the Michigan State Police by the County Clerk
  • Once the applicant has been approved by the County Clerk, the Concealed Pistol Permit will be mailed to the individual (within 45 days for a new applicant and 30 days for a renewal).
Related Sites

Michigan State Police Firearms 

  • Instructions and Forms available