You must apply through the New Jersey State Police website utilizing the link below. Out of State residents may only apply for a Firearms Purchaser Identification Card through the New Jersey State Police (excluding toll roads, stations on the New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway, and Atlantic City Expressway).
To apply online utilizing the Firearms Applicant Registration System (FARS) please go to https://www.njportal.com/NJSP/fars. *You must contact the Police Department/Station that covers your residence to first obtain the proper ORI number before starting the application process. Improper submissions will not be refunded.
For any further information outlining specific requirements, contact your police department or nearest New Jersey State Police station.
FFL Transfer fee is $60.00 Plus any Compliancy costs that may apply. FFL Transfers will incur a storage fee if not picked up within 14 days of being notified your firearm has arrive . Excluding NICs delays. Fee will be $20 for up to 30 days
ALL TRANSFERS MUST BE CASED
Individuals must be fingerprinted when applying for an initial Firearms Purchaser Identification Card or an initial Permit to Purchase a Handgun or for a change of sex on a Firearms Purchaser Identification Card.
An individual seeking a Permit to Carry a Handgun must be fingerprinted upon the initial application and each subsequent renewal.
A fee shall be paid directly to IdentoGo at the time you schedule your appointment for fingerprinting. The fee amount as well as additional information can be obtained from your local police department or nearest New Jersey State Police station at the time of application.
Police departments with questions concerning fingerprints or fees, please contact the Criminal Information Unit at ext. 2991.
Firearms shall be carried unloaded and contained in a closed and fastened case, gunbox, securely tied package, or locked in the trunk of the automobile in which it is being transported. If the vehicle does not have a compartment separate from the passenger compartment, the firearm and or ammunition shall be in a locked container other than the vehicle's glove compartment or center console and kept farthest from the driver.
As a precaution, ammunition shall be transported in a separate container and locked in the trunk of the automobile in which it is being transported. Ammunition magazines may remain loaded during transportation and shall be carried separate from the firearm.
If you reside in New Jersey, you must apply through the New Jersey State Police website https://www.njportal.com/NJSP/fars. Out of state residents must apply to the New Jersey State Police station nearest to their geographic location. (excluding toll roads, stations on the New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway, and Atlantic City Expressway).