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#1 THE KING

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Posted 02 July 2018 - 01:59 PM

So, I just received a letter from ISP today letting me know that my FOID card will be expiring in October of this year.

 

Surprised that the lead time is 3 months prior to my expiration date. Plus when I went online to renew my FOID card, the RENEW button was active which allowed me to submit my renewal, 90 days prior to the expiration date.

 

Now here is something that I noticed that I don't remember. When I got about half way through the renewal process, the screen that had me verify my address had a requirement in the bottom left corner. The requirement was for 10 years of previous residences.  Not that I had a concern because I have been in my place for over 30 years.

 

I know that the 10 year requirement is in the law for the FCCL. But since when did it become a requirement for a FOID card.

 

Is this something new that I am not aware of, or is it the ISP just changing the rules because they can.

 

Has anyone else noticed this!

 

 



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Posted 02 July 2018 - 02:34 PM

Is this something new that I am not aware of, or is it the ISP just changing the rules because they can.

 

 

Possibly.

 

More likely the contractor that develops the website doesn't know any better and the ISP doesn't know and/or doesn't care.



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Posted 02 July 2018 - 05:48 PM

I saw the same thing just now. I don't recall if that is new.

I also was surprised I had to provide a photo, rather than ISP uploading the driver license photo like previously. 

 

Also, at the bottom of my printed receipt is this:

"NOTICE: A class action lawsuit entitled Gary Sterr v. Jessica Trame, et al., Case No. 15- L - 1337, has been filed in the Third Judicial Circuit, Madison County, Illinois, which may affect your rights. Please visit www.foidcard.info for more information, where you may download a form to opt out of the class if you desire." 

 

A visit to that website only informs in a single paragraph of a lawsuit regarding the $1 credit/debit transaction fee; and some other links to pages including one that says I'm automatically "in" the class unless I opt out.

 

 Did you get it too? Sort of odd, so I'm curious.


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Posted 02 July 2018 - 06:21 PM

I saw the same thing just now. I don't recall if that is new.
I also was surprised I had to provide a photo, rather than ISP uploading the driver license photo like previously. 
 
Also, at the bottom of my printed receipt is this:
"NOTICE: A class action lawsuit entitled Gary Sterr v. Jessica Trame, et al., Case No. 15- L - 1337, has been filed in the Third Judicial Circuit, Madison County, Illinois, which may affect your rights. Please visit www.foidcard.info for more information, where you may download a form to opt out of the class if you desire." 
 
A visit to that website only informs in a single paragraph of a lawsuit regarding the $1 credit/debit transaction fee; and some other links to pages including one that says I'm automatically "in" the class unless I opt out.
 
 Did you get it too? Sort of odd, so I'm curious.


Yes, I saw the same thing. As far as the uploading of the photo, that's normal. I think they just want to make sure that you are the one renewing your FOID card. They will use your Drivers license photo.

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Posted 02 July 2018 - 06:50 PM

Yep, photo is business as usual for FOID.

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Posted 04 July 2018 - 08:15 AM

I received the same letter of renewal and was amazed that the state was so proactive. After looking through my CCL records I found my Userid and Password - hooray! and filled out the renewal on-line. However, at the finish of the process I received a message that "the server had encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request". I uttered a multiple of profanities and left the website. I later received the same receipt that request was being processed. It does please me that my faith in the ISP web services is justified - they are MORONS!



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Posted 04 July 2018 - 04:49 PM

My FOID expires in October as well.  Renewed yesterday.  I took the FOID renewal process as the same thing to expect for the FCCL renewal. (one size fits all type of thing)  I am assuming the renewal button will go active 3 months prior to FCCL expiration.  


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Posted 07 July 2018 - 04:49 PM

I wonder if they'll update my FOID card number to match my CCL number...


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Posted 08 July 2018 - 07:59 PM

My FOID expires in October as well.  Renewed yesterday.  I took the FOID renewal process as the same thing to expect for the FCCL renewal. (one size fits all type of thing)  I am assuming the renewal button will go active 3 months prior to FCCL expiration.  

 

I certainly hope so, but I assume you'll have to upload documentation that you've completed course work as well.

 

If it goes as smoothly as the FOID process I'll be very pleased.  I received my letter on the 2nd, had the renewal process done less than an hour later.



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Posted 01 August 2018 - 07:50 AM

So, I just received a letter from ISP today letting me know that my FOID card will be expiring in October of this year.

 

Surprised that the lead time is 3 months prior to my expiration date. Plus when I went online to renew my FOID card, the RENEW button was active which allowed me to submit my renewal, 90 days prior to the expiration date.

 

Now here is something that I noticed that I don't remember. When I got about half way through the renewal process, the screen that had me verify my address had a requirement in the bottom left corner. The requirement was for 10 years of previous residences.  Not that I had a concern because I have been in my place for over 30 years.

 

I know that the 10 year requirement is in the law for the FCCL. But since when did it become a requirement for a FOID card.

 

Is this something new that I am not aware of, or is it the ISP just changing the rules because they can.

 

Has anyone else noticed this!

 

 

 

Your Renewal button was up 90 days prior?  I'm 90 days out today and I don't have a Renewal button available. 


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Posted 01 August 2018 - 07:55 AM

Yep, it should pop up soon. Be patient, but knowing the state they are not consistent with anything.

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 09:06 AM

Renewed 75 days before experation..submitted and paid..received letter of photo i submitted not present or not what the wanted but they allow an additional 60 days..resubmitted new photo same day i received letter in mail....been under review ever since....

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 09:18 AM

Yep, it should pop up soon. Be patient, but knowing the state they are not consistent with anything.

Thanks will do!  Patient?  This is my liberty and my guns we're talking about!!!  ;)  :frantics:  :laugh:  :hmm:


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Posted 01 August 2018 - 09:17 AM

I wonder if they'll update my FOID card number to match my CCL number...

 

They did on mine when I renewed my FOID card. 



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Posted 01 August 2018 - 09:19 AM

Renewed 75 days before experation..submitted and paid..received letter of photo i submitted not present or not what the wanted but they allow an additional 60 days..resubmitted new photo same day i received letter in mail....been under review ever since....

Geez, thanks for the warning.   :pinch:   :ermm:   :no:  :headbang1:


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Posted 14 August 2018 - 09:52 AM

As of 8-10-18 my foid process was completed.....i applied 6-23...you need to renew as early as you can...do not wait 14 days ftom expiration thinking that is enuff time...

Edited by snooter, 14 August 2018 - 10:00 AM.





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