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INITIAL FIREARMS IDENTIFICATION CARD

Applicants must be 18 yrs. of age and provide a valid, government-issued, photo identification bearing their current Palmyra address (driver’s license, passport, county identification, etc.).

First: receive from our department a ‘Universal Fingerprint Form’ with our department’s information included. You then need to contact IndentoGo/MorphoTrust to set up an appointment to have your Federal and State fingerprints taken. Instructions will be on this form and a payment of $55.45 will be due at that time.

Second: complete the attached two forms and return them to our department along with the completed ‘Universal Fingerprint Form’ with receipt attached. Also bring two forms of government issued ID (one must be photo ID)

State of New Jersey Application for Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and/or Handgun Purchase Permit [STS-033] form

Consent for Mental Health Records Search [sp-66] form

You may also apply for a permit to purchase a handgun at the same time (age requirement of 21 yrs old) by checking the appropriate box at time of application.
Upon approval you will be notified by the Palmyra Police Department. There will be a $5.00 fee payable to Palmyra Police at the time you receive your ID card, $2.00 fee per permit. This fee may be paid by cash or personal check.

DUPLICATE FIREARMS IDENTIFICATION CARD [CHANGE OF ADDRESS, NAME, SEX OR LOST/STOLEN/MUTILATED CARD]

First: request your Criminal History Record from the NJSP by logging onto https://www.njportal.com/njsp/criminalrecords and click on the ON LINE FORM 212A. Using the Palmyra Police Department ORI # NJ0032800, follow the prompts for demographics and payment information [$20].

Second: complete the attached two forms and return them to Palmyra Police Department

State of New Jersey Application for Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and/or Handgun Purchase Permit [STS-033] form

Consent for Mental Health Records Search [sp-66] form

You may also apply for a permit to purchase a handgun at the same time (age requirement of 21 yrs old) by checking the appropriate box at time of application.
Upon approval you will be notified by the Palmyra Police Department. There is no charge for a duplicate Firearms ID card. There will be a $2.00 fee per permit payable to Palmyra Police. This fee may be paid by cash or personal check. Upon receipt of your new Firearms ID Card you are required to turn in your old card, unless it was lost/stolen.

PERMIT TO PURCHASE A HANDGUN

Applicants must be 21 yrs. of age and possess a valid Firearms Identification Card
First: request your Criminal History Record from the NJSP by logging onto https://www.njportal.com/njsp/criminalrecords and click on the ON LINE FORM 212A. Using the Palmyra Police Department ORI # NJ0032800, follow the prompts for demographics and payment information [$20].

Second: complete the attached two forms and return them to Palmyra Police Department

State of New Jersey Application for Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and/or Handgun Purchase Permit [STS-033] form

Consent for Mental Health Records Search [sp-66] form

Upon approval you will be notified by the Palmyra Police Department. There will be a $2.00 fee per permit payable to the Palmyra Police at the time you receive your permit(s). This fee may be paid by cash or personal check.

FIREARM FORMS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP AT THE PALMYRA POLICE STATION DURING BUSINESS HOURS: MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:30-4:30

**Information regarding firearm laws, regulations, and forms may be found on the New Jersey State Police website: http://www.njsp.org.**