To apply for a State of New Jersey Permit to Purchase a Handgun, there are two forms that must be submitted to the Eatontown Police Department – Detective Bureau:
- Application for a Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and/or Handgun Purchase Permit – Be sure to indicate the number of permits you are applying for in the upper right hand corner of your application.
- Consent for Mental Health Records Search (http://www.state.nj.us/njsp/info/pdf/firearms/sp-066.pdf)
These forms can be filled out directly on the New Jersey State Police website and printed. You must submit two original copies of each form.
Upon submission of the above-referenced paperwork, you will be required to complete a New Jersey State Police Name Check Only form. This form is in lieu of fingerprinting. The New Jersey State Police Name Check Only form has a $18.00 fee associated with it. This fee must be in the form of a certified check or money order made payable to the Division of State Police – SBI.
You will be notified by mail when your paperwork is complete. There is a $2.00 fee for each State of New Jersey Permit to Purchase a Handgun. This fee is payable upon completion of the application process.
This fee can be paid in cash (exact change) or check made payable to the Borough of Eatontown.
Your State of New Jersey Permit to Purchase a Handgun must be picked up in person.
For answers to Frequently Asked Questions regarding firearms in the State of New Jersey, please call 732-389-7644 or log onto New Jersey State Police – FAQ’s -Frequently Asked Questions.