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November 23, 2014
10:45 AM

FireArms ID Procedures  

Mahwah Police Department Fire Arms Application Instructions

E-Mail Firearms@mahwahpd.org


 
* Applications are processed as quickly as possible and times may vary based upon the volume of applications received, as well as reference returns, and mental health checks by the County Adjuster.  You will be immediately contacted once your paperwork is ready for pick-up or if there are any concerns. 

The State of New Jersey has amended its legislation and only 1 handgun may be purchased every thirty (30) days unless an exemption is obtained.  See P.L. ,2009 Chapters 104, 168 and 186
 
* Please Read prior to submitting your application(s) - When completing the applications make sure to check off the reason for application and if you wish to purchase a handgun(s), and the quantity.  References (No relation) must have full name, address with zip codes and telephone numbers.  If self employed, still list your occupation, name, address and phone number of your business.  If you are a “student” or “not employed” or “unemployed” write that in the “occupation” space (#13).  On the “Consent for Mental Health Records Search”, make sure you list prior addresses for the past 10 years.  If you need more room, write/type it on the back of the paper.

APPLICATIONS NEED TO BE TYPED...

DO NOT SIGN THE CONSENT FOR MENTAL HEALTH FORM  (SP-66) UNTIL YOU RETURN IT TO POLICE HEADQUARTERS. IT NEEDS TO BE WITNESSED BY A POLICE OFFICER.

 

 
 
***** Choose one of the senarios below and follow those specific instructions *****
 


FOR INITIAL  (FIRST TIME) APPLICANTION OF A FIREARMS IDENTIFICATION CARD, WITH/WITHOUT HANDGUN PERMIT(S)  read and follow the steps 1-5 below.


 
  1. You will need to be fingerprinted by MorphoTrak.  Come into Police Headquarters and ask for the MorphoTrak Form.  The Dispatcher will enter your information into our Cad system and supply you with a CAD number.  The cad number must be entered in box 7 of the Morphotrak form.  MorphoTrak will not let you make an appointment or fingerprint you without this number.  Make an appointment with MorphoTrak via the web www.bioapplicant.com/nj  or by calling 877-503-5981.   You will pay MorphoTrak directly for this service.  The fingerprint results will be sent to the Mahwah Police Dept. by MorphoTrak.
  1. Click on the link to the right and complete and print out two copies of the “App. for Firearms Purchaser Identification Card/App. to purchase handgun" form (STS33)
     
  2. Click on the link to the right and complete and print nne copy of the “Consent for Mental Health Records Search” form (SP-66)
  1. Once you are fingerprinted bring the completed MorphoTrak form and receipt, the completed and signed “Consent for Mental Health Records Form”(SP-66) & two copies of the “Application for firearms purchaser ID card/app to purchase handgun”(STS33) to Mahwah Headquarters.
  2. Submit applications with  appropriate fees

$5.00 for  the FID Card / $ 2.00 for each handgun.  Personal Check (No Cash) payable to Township of Mahwah                


If you already possess a valid FID Card and want to purchase a handgun(s) and/or any change or 
 Replacement of an FID Card - READ/FOLLOW STEPS 1-3 BELOW



 
  You will need your SBI # (The number on your FID Card) to complete step # 1_

 

 

You do not need the MorphoTrak Form; you do not need to be fingerprinted,


 
  1. Click on the link to the right and complete and print out two copies of the “App. for Firearms Purchaser Identification Card/App. to purchase handgun" form (STS33)
  2. Click on the link to the right and complete and print nne copy of the “Consent for Mental Health Records Search” form (SP-66)
 
  1. Go to www.njportal.com/njsp/criminalrecords/ .   Click on “Online Form 212A”.  in the ORI Field type:  NJ0023300 then Click “Continue”.  Enter all personal information and “Continue” , when you get to “SBI number” type in your current FID Card number.  
     
 
The Reason for filing requestwill be NJS 2C:58-3”.   Check application for mistakes and then “Checkout” –

There is a $20 fee.   You will be emailed with a confirmation number and receipt after payment.  The State Police will electronically forward the form to the Mahwah Police


Bring the completed/signed “Consent for Mental Health form” (SP-66) and the two “Applications for firearms purchaser ID Card/ App. to purchase handgun” (STS33) to Mahwah Headquarters.

Make a copy of your FID Card (If not lost/stolen) and attach it to the application.  The fee is $2.00 (Personal Check, NO CASH) for each handgun. There is no fee for change/replacement of an FID card.  Make check to:  Township of Mahwah
 
 
   

 

 

ANY QUESTIONS, Please E-Mail firearms@mahwahpd.org

Telephone Number 201.529.1000 Extension 211
 
 




 


 

 

 




 

 


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