The Department shall issue a license to an applicant completing an application in accordance with Section 30 of this Act if the person:
         (1) is at least 21 years of age;

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 430 ILCS 66/25

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14

         (2) has a currently valid Firearm Owner's
    
Identification Card and at the time of application meets the requirements for the issuance of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card and is not prohibited under the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act or federal law from possessing or receiving a firearm;
        (3) has not been convicted or found guilty in this
    
State or in any other state of:
            (A) a misdemeanor involving the use or threat of
        
physical force or violence to any person within the 5 years preceding the date of the license application; or
            (B) 2 or more violations related to driving
        
while under the influence of alcohol, other drug or drugs, intoxicating compound or compounds, or any combination thereof, within the 5 years preceding the date of the license application;
        (4) is not the subject of a pending arrest warrant,
    
prosecution, or proceeding for an offense or action that could lead to disqualification to own or possess a firearm;
        (5) has not been in residential or court-ordered
    
treatment for alcoholism, alcohol detoxification, or drug treatment within the 5 years immediately preceding the date of the license application; and
        (6) has completed firearms training and any
    
education component required under Section 75 of this Act.