The OSBI HEADQUARTERS LOBBY has been CLOSED to the public due to concerns with COVID-19 and all in-person services are suspended until April 15, 2020.
- applying for or checking the status of SDA applications,
- obtaining a criminal history background check, and
You can still apply for or check the status of your SDA license online at osbi.ok.gov/handgun-licensing or contact your county sheriff’s office (if open).
You can get a name-based record check online at chirp.osbi.ok.gov.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is a professional law enforcement agency that performs many functions in order to fulfill its mission of ensuring the safety and security of the citizens of Oklahoma. OSBI special agents investigate major crimes and assist when requested by a statutory requestor. OSBI also operates several specialized units such as Crimes Against Children, Polygraph, Forensic Video/Audio Analysis, and the Crimes Information Unit. Criminalists assigned to OSBI’s Forensic Science Services utilize cutting-edge technology to perform forensic analysis in toxicology, serology, latent print, forensic biology/DNA, and firearms and toolmarks for law enforcement agencies throughout Oklahoma. OSBI is Oklahoma’s repository for fingerprints, criminal history information, and crime reporting. The OSBI Self-Defense Act Unit administers the licensing of Oklahoma residents to carry a handgun.