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

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 is ready for pickup*

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

INSTRUCTIONS FOR INITIAL FIREARMS ID CARD

INSTRUCTIONS FOR INITIAL FIREARMS ID CARD

YOU MUST BE A DELAWARE TOWNSHIP RESIDENT
FAILURE TO COMPLETE EACH FORM PROPERLY WILL RESULT IN DELAY IN OBTAINING ID CARD AND PERMITS.

APPLICATION (S.T.S. 033)
COMPLETE NAME, MIDDLE NAME AND ADDRESS AS IT APPEARS ON YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE
(A post office box shall only appear on a driver’s license as part of an address. If you only have a post office box listed, this must be updated prior to your application).

ALL BOXES MUST BE FILLED IN
COMPLETE NAME, ADDRESS AND TELEPHONE NUMBERS OF YOUR EMPLOYER AND REFERENCES (NO RELATIVES).

REFERENCE FORM
Print out and give to each reference listed on the application and have them fill out the form and return the form as soon as possible.  Failure to return the reference form will delay the application process.

MENTAL HEALTH RECORDS SEARCH (S.P. 66)
WITNESS MUST BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A WITNESS LEAVE YOUR SIGNATURE BLANK AND SIGN IT WHEN YOU BRING IN THE FORM.

When all paperwork is complete, bring to Police Headquarters Monday thru Friday
(ONLY DURING THOSE DAYS) 8:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. (ONLY BETWEEN THOSE TIMES).

You will receive the form for fingerprinting.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR LOST/STOLEN/MUTILATED/CHANGE OF ADDRESS/PERMIT TO PURCHASE

INSTRUCTIONS FOR LOST/STOLEN/MUTILATED/CHANGE OF ADDRESS/PERMIT TO PURCHASE

YOU MUST BE A DELAWARE TOWNSHIP RESIDENT
FAILURE TO COMPLETE EACH FORM PROPERLY WILL RESULT IN DELAY IN OBTAINING ID CARD AND PERMITS.

APPLICATION (S.T.S. 033)
COMPLETE NAME, MIDDLE NAME AND ADDRESS AS IT APPEARS ON YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE
(A post office box shall only appear on a driver’s license as part of an address. If you only have a post office box listed, this must be updated prior to your application).

ALL BOXES MUST BE FILLED IN
COMPLETE NAME, ADDRESS AND TELEPHONE NUMBERS OF YOUR EMPLOYER AND REFERENCES (NO RELATIVES).

MENTAL HEALTH RECORDS SEARCH (S.P. 66)
WITNESS MUST BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A WITNESS LEAVE YOUR SIGNATURE BLANK AND SIGN IT WHEN YOU BRING IN THE FORM.

REFERENCE FORM
Print out and give to each reference listed on the application and have them fill out the form and return the form as soon as possible.  Failure to return the reference form will delay the application process.

BACKGROUND CHECK
Paper work to obtain the background check will be provided to you when you bring in the above paperwork.
When all paperwork is complete, bring it to Police Headquarters Monday through Friday
(ONLY DURING THOSE DAYS) 8:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. (ONLY BETWEEN THOSE TIMES).

FEES:
Cash/Check made payable to Delaware Township Police. (All cash must be exact change)
ID Cards (Initial Only) $5.00
Permit to Purchase a Handgun $2.00/each
Must be 21 years of age