(430 ILCS 65/4) (from Ch. 38, par. 83-4)
    Sec. 4. (a) Each applicant for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card must:
        (1) Make application on blank forms prepared and
    
furnished at convenient locations throughout the State by the Department of State Police, or by electronic means, if and when made available by the Department of State Police; and
        (2) Submit evidence to the Department of State Police
    
that:
            (i) He or she is 21 years of age or over, or if
        
he or she is under 21 years of age that he or she has the written consent of his or her parent or legal guardian to possess and acquire firearms and firearm ammunition and that he or she has never been convicted of a misdemeanor other than a traffic offense or adjudged delinquent, provided, however, that such parent or legal guardian is not an individual prohibited from having a Firearm Owner's Identification Card and files an affidavit with the Department as prescribed by the Department stating that he or she is not an individual prohibited from having a Card;
            (ii) He or she has not been convicted of a felony
        
under the laws of this or any other jurisdiction;
            (iii) He or she is not addicted to narcotics;
            (iv) He or she has not been a patient in a mental
        
health facility within the past 5 years or, if he or she has been a patient in a mental health facility more than 5 years ago submit the certification required under subsection (u) of Section 8 of this Act;
            (v) He or she is not a person with an
        
intellectual disability;
            (vi) He or she is not an alien who is unlawfully
        
present in the United States under the laws of the United States;
            (vii) He or she is not subject to an existing
        
order of protection prohibiting him or her from possessing a firearm;
            (viii) He or she has not been convicted within
        
the past 5 years of battery, assault, aggravated assault, violation of an order of protection, or a substantially similar offense in another jurisdiction, in which a firearm was used or possessed;
            (ix) He or she has not been convicted of domestic
        
battery, aggravated domestic battery, or a substantially similar offense in another jurisdiction committed before, on or after January 1, 2012 (the effective date of Public Act 97-158). If the applicant knowingly and intelligently waives the right to have an offense described in this clause (ix) tried by a jury, and by guilty plea or otherwise, results in a conviction for an offense in which a domestic relationship is not a required element of the offense but in which a determination of the applicability of 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(9) is made under Section 112A-11.1 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963, an entry by the court of a judgment of conviction for that offense shall be grounds for denying the issuance of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card under this Section;
            (x) (Blank);
            (xi) He or she is not an alien who has been
        
admitted to the United States under a non-immigrant visa (as that term is defined in Section 101(a)(26) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(26))), or that he or she is an alien who has been lawfully admitted to the United States under a non-immigrant visa if that alien is:
                (1) admitted to the United States for lawful
            
hunting or sporting purposes;
                (2) an official representative of a foreign
            
government who is:
                    (A) accredited to the United States
                
Government or the Government's mission to an international organization having its headquarters in the United States; or
                    (B) en route to or from another country
                
to which that alien is accredited;
                (3) an official of a foreign government or
            
distinguished foreign visitor who has been so designated by the Department of State;
                (4) a foreign law enforcement officer of a
            
friendly foreign government entering the United States on official business; or
                (5) one who has received a waiver from the
            
Attorney General of the United States pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 922(y)(3);
            (xii) He or she is not a minor subject to a
        
petition filed under Section 5-520 of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 alleging that the minor is a delinquent minor for the commission of an offense that if committed by an adult would be a felony;
            (xiii) He or she is not an adult who had been
        
adjudicated a delinquent minor under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 for the commission of an offense that if committed by an adult would be a felony;
            (xiv) He or she is a resident of the State of
        
Illinois;
            (xv) He or she has not been adjudicated as a
        
person with a mental disability;
            (xvi) He or she has not been involuntarily
        
admitted into a mental health facility; and
            (xvii) He or she is not a person with a
        
developmental disability; and
        (3) Upon request by the Department of State Police,
    
sign a release on a form prescribed by the Department of State Police waiving any right to confidentiality and requesting the disclosure to the Department of State Police of limited mental health institution admission information from another state, the District of Columbia, any other territory of the United States, or a foreign nation concerning the applicant for the sole purpose of determining whether the applicant is or was a patient in a mental health institution and disqualified because of that status from receiving a Firearm Owner's Identification Card. No mental health care or treatment records may be requested. The information received shall be destroyed within one year of receipt.
    (a-5) Each applicant for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card who is over the age of 18 shall furnish to the Department of State Police either his or her Illinois driver's license number or Illinois Identification Card number, except as provided in subsection (a-10).
    (a-10) Each applicant for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card, who is employed as a law enforcement officer, an armed security officer in Illinois, or by the United States Military permanently assigned in Illinois and who is not an Illinois resident, shall furnish to the Department of State Police his or her driver's license number or state identification card number from his or her state of residence. The Department of State Police may adopt rules to enforce the provisions of this subsection (a-10).
    (a-15) If an applicant applying for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card moves from the residence address named in the application, he or she shall immediately notify in a form and manner prescribed by the Department of State Police of that change of address.
    (a-20) Each applicant for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall furnish to the Department of State Police his or her photograph. An applicant who is 21 years of age or older seeking a religious exemption to the photograph requirement must furnish with the application an approved copy of United States Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Form 4029. In lieu of a photograph, an applicant regardless of age seeking a religious exemption to the photograph requirement shall submit fingerprints on a form and manner prescribed by the Department with his or her application.
    (b) Each application form shall include the following statement printed in bold type: "Warning: Entering false information on an application for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card is punishable as a Class 2 felony in accordance with subsection (d-5) of Section 14 of the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act.".
    (c) Upon such written consent, pursuant to Section 4, paragraph (a)(2)(i), the parent or legal guardian giving the consent shall be liable for any damages resulting from the applicant's use of firearms or firearm ammunition.
(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)