Welcome to the Illinois DHS FOID Mental Health Reporting System
Welcome to the Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) Firearm Owner's Identification (FOID) Mental Health Reporting System. The DHS FOID Mental Health Reporting System was authorized by the FOID Act (430 ILCS 65).
The Illinois DHS FOID Mental Health Reporting System website provides qualified examiners and facilities with 24-hour and immediate access to report an individual that is receiving mental health treatment or is determined to be a clear and present danger, developmentally disabled or intellectually disabled. DHS is responsible for comparing the data reported against the State Police FOID files to identify possible matches. The ISP is then responsible for investigating and processing the application for the FOID card.
On July 9th 2013, Illinois passed HB 183 (Public Act 098-0063), also known as the Firearm Concealed and Carry Act. The Firearm Concealed and Carry Act expands the reporting requirements for hea