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 Joseph Kratzel973-208-6153
Detective Corporal Eric Sudak973-208-6152
Detective Timothy Hecht973-208-6154

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

CARRY PERMIT

Permit to Carry A Handgun Application (PDF) must be applied for using a paper application. Please read this entire packet of forms and instructions before completing anything. There are important notes throughout that will help you complete it properly. Please also note that all paperwork submitted must be signed by the applicant before being dropping off. Please attach a copy of your driver’s license and firearms ID card to any application you submit. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Do not attach money in any form when you drop off your applications. Thank you.