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You will need a Firearms Identification Card.
A Firearms Identification Card and a permit to purchase a handgun for each one you wish to purchase.
The permits are valid for 90 days; however you can only buy one handgun every 30 days. A onetime extension of the permit(s) can be requested for an additional 90 days from the date of expiration. The extension must be requested prior to the permit(s) expiring.
You should plan on the process taking anywhere from six to eight weeks.
All fingerprinting for firearms applicants must be conducted by the state contracted vendor, Morphotrak. You must first respond to the Berkeley Heights Police Department to obtain the proper forms, and then make an appointment with Morphotrak.
Your initial Firearms Identification Card will cost $5 and each permit will cost $2. A personal check made out to the Berkeley Heights Police Department or exact cash will be accepted.
Additional fees required by the New Jersey State Police may also apply.
Yes. If your legal address has changed to Berkeley Heights Township, you must apply for a new Firearms Identification Card from the Berkeley Heights Police Department.
There is no cost for a change of address card and you do not have to be fingerprinted again.
Visit the National Rifle Association Training page to find available and upcoming firearms training classes.