NOTE : Effective September 13, 2022, the required Course of Instruction in the lawful safe handling and storage of firearms is integrated into the application process for all INTIAL Firearms Purchaser Identification Cards.
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.
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.
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Firearms Investigation Unit
P.O. Box 7068
West Trenton, New Jersey 08628-0068
email@example.com - 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