Conceal carry applications now available online

By WEEK Reporter

January 6, 2014 Updated Jan 7, 2014 at 7:56 PM CDT

ILLINOIS -- Online applications for concealed carry permits went live on Sunday, and already officials are reporting that more than 11,000 requests have been submitted.

Lawmakers project anywhere from 350,000 to 400,000 applications for concealed carry permits will be submitted in the first year of the law.

Written applications will be available in July. 

The website for the application is

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