502 KAR 11:020 - Applicant photograph requirements for license to carry concealed deadly weapon


NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 237.110(8)(b) requires the Department of Kentucky State Police to establish the requirements for the photograph to be submitted by an applicant for a license to carry a concealed deadly weapon. This administrative regulation establishes the requirements for the photograph.

Section 1. The photograph of the applicant required by KRS 237.110(8)(b) shall not be an image produced by a copier or copy equipment and shall:
(a) Be an original color photograph or a color photographic copy developed from the negative of an original photograph and:
1. Be no less than three and one-half (3 1/2) inches by four (4) inches; and
2. Not exceed four (4) inches by six (6) inches;
(b) Be a color photograph from a digital camera, rated for seven (7) megapixels or greater, printed on photograph quality paper; or
(c) Be an original color passport style photograph that is:
1. 2 x 2 inches in size; and
2. Between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head;
(2) Display the full front of the head and the facial features of the applicant; and
(3) Not be a photograph of the applicant wearing:
(a) Sunglasses;
(b) A hat; or
(c) Attire that obscures a facial feature, hair, or hairline.
Section 2. The department shall:
(1) Consider an application incomplete if an applicant submits a photograph that it determines does not comply with the requirements of Section 1 of this administrative regulation; and
(2) Notify the sheriff who transmitted the application form and the applicant pursuant to the provisions of 502 KAR 11:040.


502 KAR 11:020
23 Ky.R. 2344; Am. 2718; eff. 1-9-97; Recodified from 503 KAR 6:030, 11-8-2006; 33 Ky.R. 1697; 2291; eff. 3-9-07; 38 Ky.R. 1051; 1315; eff. 2-3-12; Crt eff. 2-26-2020.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 16.080, 237.110(8)(b)

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