Renewing a license after it has lapsed is not too different from the basic renewal process. The same items are required—a completed application, updated CEUs, passport sized picture, ALEA forms and fingerprint cards, and fees. The only difference is that, because of a lapse in licensing, an individual will need to submit the additional fees for a federal background check. Please note that a renewal following such a lapse cannot be processed in the online renewal portal.

What should I do if my license has lapsed?