Illinois does not issue concealed weapon permits. Possession of a firearm or ammunition generally requires an Illinois Firearm Owner’s Identification Card (FOID) which does not allow you to carry concealed.
Prohibited in all public areas.
There is more than one way to legally transport a firearm. However, in order to be in compliance with all statutes, it is recommended all firearms be transported:
- Enclosed in a case and,
- By persons who have a valid FOID card.
Non- residents must be legally eligible to possess or acquire firearms and ammunition in their state of residence. It is recommended that, in order to be in compliance with all statutes, non-residents transport all firearms:
- Unloaded, and
- Enclosed in a case, and
- Not immediately accessible or broken down in a nonfunctioning state.