FIREARMS ID CARD
To purchase any type of firearms in the State of New Jersey, a person must possess a Firearms Identification Card. To purchase a handgun, a person must first apply for a Permit to Purchase a Handgun. Please open the following documents for more information.
The new Civilian Carry Assessment and Range Evaluation (CCARE) protocol has been released by the NJ Attorney General as of September 15, 2023. This live-range training replaces the Permit to Carry Safe Handling and Proficiency Qualification protocol (HQC2- modified) issued on July 21, 2023, and is the required range component pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:58-4(g).
Click here for full details on range qualification.
To see the full memorandum released by the NJ Attorney General, click here.
To start an initial application for a concealed carry permit, please click on this link to the NJ State Police website
Contact Det. Brian Hampton ([email protected])