Information on FOID Mental Health Reporting:

Batch Submission Requirements

New batch submission file requirements will take effect December 30, 2013 to comply with the new law, P.A. 98-63, pertaining to Concealed Carry in Illinois.  Batch Submission Record Layouts (pdf) contains the flat file record layouts.


A new function for submitting information to IDHS is available beginning February 18, 2016.  If you have questions after reviewing the FTP Event Submission manual, please contact us at


If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact us at