Firearms Information & Hours

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THE FOLLOWING THREE STEPS MUST BE COMPLETED FOR YOUR FIREARMS APPLICATION TO BE COMPLETE:  

1.

Click HERE for instructions on applying on-line via the State of NJ Firearms Application and Registration System (FARS);

2.After completing your application via FARS, get fingerprinted at IdentiGO;
3.After getting fingerprinted, you must pay your fees on line at POLICE PAYMENTS. Failure to pay your fees will result in delays processing your application.


tHE FOLLOWING IS IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING EACH OF THE ABOVE STEPS:

1.  COMPLETING YOUR FIREARMS APPLICATION IN FARS

  • FARS can be used for all firearms related applications except Permits to Carry. Carry Permits must still be applied for using the forms.
  • While completing your application in FARS, you will be asked for the Jefferson Township Police (JTPD) ORI number, which is NJ0141400.

2.    Fingerprinting

  • During the application process in FARS, you will be prompted to make an appointment with IdentiGO for fingerprints. 

3.    Filing Fees

  • REQUIRED TO BE PAID ON-LINE at POLICE PAYMENTS after completing your firearms application in FARS.  Fees are as follows:
    • Pistol permit: $2/per permit.
    • Firearms ID card (initial): $5 (Duplicate Firearms ID card and Change of Address are free)

contact

If you need to make alternate arrangements or have any other questions, please contact one of the following Detectives: 

Detective Sergeant James Stokes973-208-6152
Detective J. Michael Ondish973-208-6153
Detective Timothy Hecht973-208-6154

 You may also send an email to firearms@jeffersonpolice.com.

CARRY PERMIT

New instructions and a New fillable Carry Permit Application were published on the New Jersey State Police website on 6/30/22.  New instructions for applying for a Carry Permit can be found by clicking on this link: CARRY PERMIT INSTRUCTIONS. Please read the instructions carefully before proceeding with the Carry Permit application process.  The new fillable application can be accessed by clicking on this link: FILLABLE CARRY PERMIT APPLICATION.  In addition, the FILLABLE CONSENT FOR MENTAL HEALTH RECORDS SEARCH form must be completed.