Thursday, June 13, 2024

  • The upload feature is available after the online application is completed if you did not upload these documents during the application process.
  • This upload process allows you to search your computer to add the needed documents.
  • For your security, obscure your Social Security Number prior to scanning. If needed, only include the last four digits.

The following documents can currently be uploaded:

  • Passport style photo – a headshot photo against a plain white or off-white solid background taken within the past 6 months. (Do NOT upload a copy of your passport or your photo from a passport.) Your application is not complete until your photo is received.
    • Face the camera directly with full face in view.
    • Correct size of photo to 2 x 2 inches.
    • Maximum file size is 5MB.
  • Military papers/ID – military documents from military-trained, military member/spouse, veteran/spouse. These credentials are necessary for a military waiver of application fees (Exam and Endorsement applicants) and also for issuing a military permit (Endorsement applicants).
  • ARI/ERI Forms – the ARI (authorization for release) should be taken with you to the fingerprinting location. Once fingerprinting is completed, the ARI can be mailed with the fingerprints or uploaded.

NOTE: Turnaround time for your uploaded documents to be reviewed and your status page updated is typically 2–3 business days. If not updated after a week, send an email to

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