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Marlboro, NJ 07746
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Firearms/Identification Unit

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Marlboro Township Firearms and Identification Unit
For information call 732-536-0100
Officer Janine Eckel Ext. 1055
Alice Warantz Ext. 1432
Or email: Firearms@Marlboropd.org 




Step 1: Visit the FARS website at https://www.njportal.com/NJSP/fars

Step 2: You must use this ORI# NJ0132800 (you WILL NOT be able to complete the FARS online application without the proper ORI#)

Step 3: Complete the online application.  You may complete the application using a smartphone, mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer.  When completing the application, you will need the email addresses of 2 reputable references.

Step 4: You must schedule an appointment at the Police Department to pay for your initial Firearms ID Card and/or Pistol Permits.  A non-refundable payment is required to be made prior to the completion of the background check as per NJAC 13:54-1.4.  Fees are $5.00 for the Firearms ID Card and $2.00 for each Handgun Permit.  Please call (732) 536-0100 x1432 to schedule an appointment.

If you have not resided in New Jersey for the last 10 years, you MUST complete an additional Mental Health form to be handed in at the time of payment.  The form can be located here.

*You will receive automatic email updates throughout this new process.

*Once your applciation is complete, a station representative will contact you to retrieve your Firearms ID Card and/or Pistol Permits.

*Please advise your references that the Firearms Application and Registration System will email questions to your references that must be answered.  Your references can complete the questions using a smartphone, mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer.  Please advised them to complete the questions immediately to progress your background investigation.

*The online application is applicant driven.  Please ensure that you have the best phone number and email address for yourself and your references.

*Your Social Security Number is REQUIRED on the online application.

*First time applicants will need to be fingerprinted.  The FARS system will generate the form for you.

*Repeat applicants will need to complete the 212A form for a criminal background check. That can be found here

If you have any further questions please visit the NJ State Police Firearms website at: https://www.njsp.org/firearms/