APPLICANTS MUST BE A TOWNSHIP OF HAMILTON RESIDENT.
Pursuant to the New Jersey State Statues, the Chief of Police of a full-time department is empowered to receive and investigate applications for Firearms Purchasers Identification Cards and/or permits to purchase handguns. This letter provides useful information to better describe the Firearms Application Process.
The above link provides specific instructions and fee information. The information is important to your firearms application process, so please read ALL INSTRUCTIONS so your application is not delayed.
New Firearms ID and/or Permit to purchase
Idento fingerprint form (New Applicants ONLY)
Mental Health Consent Form
ALREADY HAVE A FIREARMS ID CARD?
For changes or replacement of a FirearmsID card or additional permits to purchase a firearm you will need to complete a Criminal History Check with the State of New Jersey. The fee is $20.00 and must be paid electronically. The above link will provide instruction needed to complete the application correctly and a link to the NJ State site.
You MUST have our ORI Number NJ0011200 and your state issued SBI number to complete the form, otherwise it will be rejected.
Note: You DO NOT need to be fingerprinted if you already have a Firearms ID. You will not need to complete the above Idento Fingerprint form, but all other forms are still required.
FORMS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN PERSON TO
THE TOWNSHIP OF HAMILTON POLICE.
DO NOT SIGN ANY FORM,
SIGNATURES MUST BE WITNESSED
BY THE POLICE RECORDS CLERK.
ALWAYS HAVE PROPER ID.
Any questions regarding Firearms should be directed to the Firearms Clerk at 609-625-2211 ext. 521.