ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE and must be paid by money order, cashier's check, certified check, or credit card.

Five-Year Permit (Original and Renewals):

  • Ages 21 - 64: $125
  • 65 or Older: $62.50

Lifetime Permit:

  • Ages 21 - 64: $500
  • 65 or Older: $250


  1. If you have not continuously resided within the State of Louisiana for the 15 years immediately preceding the date on which your application is received, an additional $50 non-refundable fee shall be submitted. This is only for first-time applicants and is not required for any subsequent renewals.
  2. If you apply online, you will receive an email once your application has been accepted. This email will contain a link to pay for the permit by credit card. If you do not remit payment within thirty (30) days of receiving the payment link, your application will be purged from the system and will require a new submission to proceed.

Military Discount

If you are currently in the military and wish to use the military discount, you must include a copy of your most recent orders.

  • Five-Year Permit: $62.50
  • Lifetime Permit: $250


Veterans with an honorable discharge are fee-exempt.