Firearms Permits

Click on the link below for an overview of the process to apply for a Firearms Identification Card and Permit to Purchase a handgun.

Firearms ID- Initial is for people who have NEVER had a New Jersey FAID card before.   (this application requires you to be fingerprinted)

Firearms- Permit-change-lost is for people who currently have or have ever been issued a New Jersey FAID card AND need:

Change of address

Change of name

Want a permit to purchase a hand gun

Need a new card issued due to it being lost, stolen, or mutilated.

(this application requires you to request your criminal history online)


PowerPoint presentation on NJ Firearm Laws