Firearms Permitting Process

Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and/or Handgun Purchase Permit Procedures

  • Telephone (908)735-8611, 24/365 and an officer will meet you at Police HQ
  •  Pay the required fee
    1. A non-refundable fee of $5.00 for a Firearms Purchaser Identification Card (Initial Firearms Purchaser ID card only) and/or $2.00 for each Permit to Purchase a Handgun, payable to the Town of Clinton
    2. The officer taking the fee will provide you with a receipt
    3. The Police Department cannot process your application without first receiving the fee You will be given a website and our ORI #
  • The officer will give you a link to the online application system and the Police Department's ORI#
  • Complete the online application and fingerprinting (if required)
  • An officer will contact you when the investigation is complete

Permits to Carry a Handgun

At this time, Permits to Carry a Handgun are still processed via the paper application. The application and other forms can be found at https://www.njsp.org/firearms/forms.shtml or availible at Police HQs.

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Detective Sergeant Jay Hunter or Patrolman Timothy McGuire at 908-735-8611

 

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