General Information Regarding Firearms Permits

FIREARMS ID CARD AND PERMIT TO PURCHASE INSTRUCTIONS.

Applicants must be a City resident with 2 forms of Identification

Address on ID must match residence.

Application filled out in full with

Voucher Names & Addresses **box 29**

Mental Health Records Search form must be filled out.

You can get these forms at the station or on the NJSP.org website.

ALSO attached.

When Application is brought to the station in full, payment for card and permit is taken. $5.00 for ID card & $2.00 for each permit.

Next process is for the applicant is to get finger printed at Idento by MorphoTrust. **Instructions & Directions on form. ** Take the form with the incident number to appointment.

They will give you the form with a receipt attached.

Bring this back to the department so we can proceed with the next step

**You just drop off this form nothing else is needed at this time**

Voucher and Employment verifications will be sent out this time. The process is complete when all vouchers are returned. You will be called when ID card and Permits are ready for pick-up.

APPLICANTS THAT ALREADY HAVE A CARD AND JUST NEED PURCHASER PERMITS or CHANGE OF ADDRESS MUST FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS.

Login to the website https:/www.njportal.com/njsp/criminalrecords/

When asked for the agency’s ORI number, enter the ORI number NJ0030500

A literal translation will appear giving the option of continuing or canceling the filing.

If you choose to continue you will fill out the demographics and select the background needed. For Firearm Purchaser Identification Cards and Handgun Purchase Permits you will select

NJS 2C:58-3. Firearm licensing.

  • You will then be requested to enter your State Bureau of Identification number (SBI number- also known as the Firearms Identification number).
  • This is to ensure that you have been finger printed under a firearms application before. If you have not you will be rejected from the process.
  • If all information is correct, you will then check out by making the payment by credit card or electronic check. Once the payment is verified, you will receive a Conformation & Receipt that will include your confirmation number. It is recommended you save this document.
  • You will find additional instructions in the help section once you set up your account and become a user.

Any problems or questions contact SBI at 609-882-2000 extension 2918.

Additional purchase permit applicants must fill out the State of New Jersey Application for Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and/or Handgun Purchase Permit, Form STS-033 (Rev. 09/09).

Applicants for a Firearms Purchaser Identification Card, Duplicate Card, i.e.

Mutilated, lost or stolen, change of address, name and/or sex change. Must complete form STS-033 as noted above. Also the online process mentioned above   www.njportal.com/njsp/criminalrecords/

All applicants must complete the Consent for Mental Health Search, form SP-66

(Rev. 11/07). Current issued Firearms Purchaser Identification Card shall be surrendered at the time of submission of new application.

You will find additional instructions in the help section once you set up your account and become a user.

You can get 3 purchase permits at a time they each valid for 90 days.

WE DO NOT MAKE UP THESE RULES WE FOLLOW THE STATE GUIDELINES.

The following forms and paperwork must be submitted:

1. Permit to Purchase

2. Mental Health Search Form

A duplicate Firearms ID card will be issued by this department for the following reasons:

1. Lost or Stolen ID card

2. Mutilated ID card

3. Change of address or Sex on ID card

4. Change of name on ID card

The following fees are apart of your Firearms Permit / ID card Processing (NO CASH OR CREDIT CARDS WILL BE ACCEPTED)

You must be fingerprinted if you have not been fingerprinted for firearms before or have not been fingerprinted within the last five years for firearms AND if you do not have an S.B.I. number.

$60.25 Fingerprinting Fee

You will be given a Fingerprint application for MorphoTrak. MorphoTrak is the contracted agency which all firearms applicants must be fingerprinted through. Follow the instructions on this form to make an appointment with MorphoTrak

$18.00 Criminal History Check Fee

If you have been fingerprinted within the last five years and have an S.B.I. number

You must submit $18.00 in the form of a Money Order or Certified Check made payable to the Division of State Police –SBI. This fee will be accompanied with the SBI 212A form given to you during your appointment with an investigator

$5.00 Firearms I.D. Card Fee

This fee is if you have only applied for a Firearms I.D. Card. The fee must be paid by Personal Check, Money Order or Certified Check made payable to the City of Burlington. You may pay this fee once the process is completed and you are called to pick up your I.D. Card.

$2.00 Permit to Purchase Handgun Fee

This fee is if you have only applied for a Permit to Purchase Handgun. The fee must be paid by Personal Check, Money Order or Certified Check made payable to the City of Burlington. You may pay this fee once the process is completed and you are called to pick up your Permit.

 

To Schedule an Appointment to Submit Application, Complete the Following:

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Telephone # (required)

Best Time to Contact & Availability

 

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