Firearms

Firearms Applications

Firearms Application forms can be accessed on-line 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Click here to determine if you are subject to any one or more of the disabilities articulated in N.J.S. 2C:58-3(c) which would result in your firearms application being denied.

Below is a breakdown of the items required for Firearms Applicants. Click on the appropriate link to access instructions and/or the necessary form(s).

**The falsification of information on any of the applications for firearms permits is a violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:39-10c and is a crime of the third degree. Any falsification may result in criminal charges against you.**

If you need an:

  • Initial New Jersey Firearms ID Card
  • Initial Application for Handgun

You will need to:

  • Complete form: NJSP S.T.S. 033 Application for Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and/or Handgun Purchase Permit
  • Complete form: NJSP S.P. 66 Consent for Mental Health Records Search
  • Print and complete: Universal Fingerprint Form
  • Respond to the South Toms River Police Department Monday-Friday (except holidays) between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. to review your paperwork with Records Clerk Linda Petty. Please call ahead of responding, (732) 349-0313 x115.
  • You will then be issued the “Contributor’s Case #” which is a unique identifier needed for fingerprinting.
  • Submit to fingerprinting at a local Morpho-Trak facility.
    • Locations and directions can be found at https://www.bioapplicant.com/nj/Locations.aspx
    • Appointments can be made online or by calling 877-503-5981
    • The fee for fingerprinting is currently $55.45, payable directly to Morpho-Trak
  • Upon completion of the above process and approval, you will be contacted by Records Clerk Linda Petty advising to respond to the South Toms River Police Department to pick up your FIC / Permit(s).
  • Submit $5.00 in Cash or Money Order made payable to: Borough of South Toms River for the initial Firearms ID Card.
  • Submit $2.00 in Cash or Money Order made payable to: Borough of South Toms River for each handgun permit (Note: Applicants can only make application for up to 3 handgun purchaser permits at a time).

 

If you need an:

  • Application for Additional Handgun(s) (only if you already have Firearms ID Card)

You will need to:

  • Complete form: NJSP S.T.S. 033 Application for Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and/or Handgun Purchase Permit
  • Complete form: NJSP S.P. 66 Consent for Mental Health Records Search
  • Complete form SBI-212A* (click here for instructions)
  • Respond to the South Toms River Police Department Monday-Friday (except holidays) between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. to review your paperwork with Records Clerk Linda Petty. Please call ahead of responding, (732) 349-0313 x115.
  • Submit $2.00 in Cash or Money Order made payable to: Borough of South Toms River for each handgun permit (Note: Applicants can only make application for up to 3 handgun purchaser permits at a time)

Fingerprints are not required for this application.

 

If you need to:

  • Change of Address
  • Change of Name
  • Change of Sex
  • Replacement Firearms ID Card(lost or stolen)

You will need:

  • Respond to the South Toms River Police Department Monday-Friday (except holidays) between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. to review your paperwork with Records Clerk Linda Petty. Please call ahead of responding, (732) 349-0313 x115.

Fingerprints are not required for this application.

Additional forms are listed below.

For additional information visit http://www.njsp.org/firearms/forms.shtml

STS-033 Application for Duplicate Firearms Purchaser Identification Card (FID)

  • The form is required is you need to replace a lost or stolen Firearms Identification Card
  • This form is required is you need to change your address on your Firearms Identification Card
  • This form is required if you need to replace a mutilated or unreadable Firearms Identification Card
  • This form is required if you need to change of your sex on your Firearms Identification Card
  • This form is required if you need to change your name on your Firearms Identification Card

S.P.-642 Application for Permit to Carry a Handgun

S.P.-634 Certificate of Eligibility

S.P.-650 Voluntary Form of Firearms Registration

Retired Law Enforcement Officers

S.P.-66 Consent for Mental Health Records Search

S.P.-232 Initial Application for a Retired LEO Permit to Carry

S.P.-232A Renewal Application for a Retired LEO Permit to Carry