Online Firearms Application and Registration System (FARS)

Online Firearms Application and Registration System (FARS)

You can now complete your New Jersey State Police (NJSP) Firearms Application online.

The following are instructions on how to apply online for a Firearms Identification Card and/or Permit to Purchase a Handgun.

*** You will need the emails for two (2) references

Please advise your references that the FARS system will email them the reference questionnaire to be completed. Your references can complete the questions using a mobile device or computer. Advise them to complete the questionnaire immediately so that your background investigation is not delayed.

1).     Go on https://www.njportal.com/NJSP/FARS/

For more information on FARS you can visit the NJSP website and check under the Firearms Information tab.

2).     Once you are on the NJSP-FARS website, click on the tab for: Online S.T.S 033 Form

3).     Enter the ORI Number NJ0100700 and then press continue

4).     Continue following the directions on the website to complete the application

5).     After you submit your application — you need to come to the police department to pay for your initial Firearms ID card and/or Permit(s) to Purchase a Handgun — fees are below  Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Important Notice to Applicant:  Prior to pressing the submit button, review the entire application for accuracy, any errors will delay the process.  The online application is applicant driven.

You will be receiving automated email updates throughout the process. Email notification of approval DOES NOT mean your Firearms ID Card and/or Permit(s) to Purchase a Handgun are ready for pick-up.

* You will receive a phone call when your Firearms ID Card and/or Permit(s) to Purchase a Handgun has been approved by the Chief of Police*

Payment can be made by cash or by personal check payable to: Delaware Township Police

Firearms ID Card – $5.00 Permit to Purchase a Handgun – $2.00 per permit