Eatontown Police | 47 Broad Street Eatontown, NJ 07724 | Non Emergency (732) 542-0100

Firearms

Firearms

FIREARMS APPLICANT REGISTRATION SYSTEM (FARS)

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICANTS

  1. Log on to: njportal.com/NJSP/fars                                                                      Read the “Service Information” in its entirety before proceeding to the application.
  1. The ORI # for the Eatontown Police Department: NJ0131100
  1. Complete the online application for:

Initial Firearm Identification Card

Firearm Permits

Change of Address

Any application fees required by the State Police are made directly to the State Police when on the FARS portal.

Fingerprinting is performed under contract with IdentoGO via the State Police Firearm Registration Application Portal.  There will be a link on the portal.

Once the application is approved, you will receive an email prompting you to pay for your ID Cards and permits online through Municipay.  There is a $5 fee for your initial Firearm Identification Card and $2 per permit.

E-Permits are issued in real time.  Once you receive the “approval” email through the FARS system, your permit is “active” and can be utilized immediately at your local gun shop.  Paper permits are no longer issued by the Police Department.

Permits that are not executed within 90 days are automatically renewed.  Applicants must reapply if the permit is not executed within 180 days.

Firearm Identification Card applicants will receive a final approval email.  Once received, please contact the Firearms Division to make an appointment to pick up your Firearm Identification Card.  (732-389-1776)

Please email Firearm related questions or concerns to detsec@eatontownnj.com or call 732-389-1776.