Firearms Information

Firearms Application & Registration System (FARS)


IF YOU RESIDE IN A CITY/TOWN WITH A LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT

Apply To Your Local Police Department


You MUST USE the ORI NUMBER assigned to that SPECIFIC POLICE DEPARTMENT
Please contact YOUR LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT for procedures and to verify
their SPECIFIC ORI.

All fees are non-refundable

https://njportal.com/NJSP/FARS


IF YOU RESIDE IN A CITY/TOWN WITH THE STATE POLICE AS YOUR POLICE DEPARTMENT OR YOU ARE AN OUT OF STATE RESIDENT

Apply to the New Jersey State Police (NJSP)


If you are certain you reside in a New Jersey State Police (NJSP) covered area, identify which NJSP Station you need to apply to and utilize the correct ORI Number, Click here for the list. If you are not certain, contact the NJSP station to obtain the proper ORI before applying. 

All fees are non-refundable

https://njportal.com/NJSP/FARS


FARS Help

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Dealer - Gun Sale with Multiple Handgun Exemption  [ PDF – 600kb]
Dealer - Multiple Handgun Exemption Acceptance or Refusal instructions  [ PDF – 736kb]
Dealer - NICS Check and execution of one E-Permit  [ PDF – 827kb]
Dealer - Permit Execution and NICS check with LEO exemption [ PDF – 864kb]
Person to Person transfer with NICS exemption [ PDF – 1.45mb]
Person to Person Seller Acceptance MHE [ PDF – 427kb]

Contact Us:

Firearms Investigation Unit

P.O. Box 7068
West Trenton, New Jersey 08628-0068
firearmsinvestunit@njsp.org - FARS or Permit to Carry applications (NON- RPO)
FirearmsDealers@njsp.org - Current firearms dealers or Aspiring retail / Wholesale firearms dealer
RPO@njsp.org - Question regarding your Retired Police Officer Permit to Carry

If you are having technical or payment-related issues, contact the New Jersey e-Government Services Help Desk.
Phone: 609-586-2600

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