City of Portage, Indiana

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Records and Firearm Licensing

 
The Records Division is under the direction of Chief Clerk Barb Vaughan and is responsible for organizing and securing all police records that are processed through the police department. 
 
Business Hours
 
Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m 
Saturday 8 a.m to 4 p.m.
(closed on Sundays & Holidays)
 
 
Accident Reports
Cost: $10
These reports can be picked up 3 business days after the accident.
Accident Reconstruction Reports Cost: $1500.00.
VIN Checks  Cost: $5.00 
Other Reports Cost: $1.00 per page
Background check $30.00
Vehicle Impound Release forms cost  $50.00
Fingerprinting:  
$25.00 for city residents,
$30.00 for non-city residents,
Free of charge for government agencies, children 17 yrs of age & younger, and for firearms applicants.
 
Indiana State Firearm Application 
 
firearms licensing       
 
You must be a resident of the City of Portage to apply through our department. 
 
Fees:            4-year Personal Protection
    • $10.00 Money Order to the City of Portage
    • $30.00 Money Order to the State of Indiana 

                    Lifetime Personal Protection (with no current license)

    • $50.00 Money Order to the City of Portage
    • $75.00 Money Order to the State of Indiana
                    Lifetime Personal Protection (current valid license)
    • $40.00 Money Order to the City of Portage
    • $60.00 Money Order to the State of Indiana
Processing:
  1. Applications must be filled out online at the Indiana State Police website. 
  2. After 48 business hours, come to the Portage Police Department to process your application. 
  3. You must present some form of picture identification such as a valid driver's license or state identification card showing your residency within the City of Portage.
  4. Pay the City of Portage fee via money order or cash (exact change).
Payments
 
Exact change or check made payable to the City of Portage is required with a drivers license.
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Barb Vaughan,
Chief Clerk

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6260 Central Ave
Portage, IN 46368
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