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WELCOME TO BORDENTOWN CITY POLICE DEPT

Firearms

YOU MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO APPLY FOR A PERMIT TO PURCHASE A HANDGUN.
Complete the forms below and print two copies of each.  DO NOT SIGN the forms until you are in the presence of a Firearms Investigator.

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 APPLICATION FOR FIREARMS PURCHASER IDENTIFICATION CARD AND/OR HANDGUN PURCHASE PERMIT

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Please contact Sergeant Cranmer (609 298 0103 ext. 25)  Ptl. Jason Archer #6028 (609 298 0103 ext. 24)  or Ptl. John Platt 6027 (609-298-0103 ext. 34) to make an appointment to submit your application.

You must show a birth certificate, proof of naturalization, or a passport AND a valid New Jersey Drivers License or New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Identification Card.

The following fees are associated with processing your Application for Firearms Purchaser Identification Card / Application to Purchase a Handgun (NO CASH OR CREDIT CARDS WILL BE ACCEPTED):

You must be fingerprinted if you have not been fingerprinted for firearms before or have not been fingerprinted within the last five years for firearms AND if you do not have a SBI Number.

$60.25 Fingerprinting Fee

You will be given a Fingerprint application for MorphoTrak.  MorphoTrak is the contracted agency through which all firearms applicants must be fingerprinted.  Follow the instructions on the form provided to make an appointment with MorphoTrak.

$18.00 Criminal History Check Fee

If you HAVE been fingerprinted within the last five years AND HAVE an S.B.I. number:

You must submit $18.00 in the form of a Money Order or Certified Check made payable to the Division of State Police SBI. This fee will be accompanied with the SBI 212A form given to you during your appointment with an investigator

$5.00 Firearms Purchaser Identification Card Fee

This fee is if you have only applied for a Firearms I.D. Card. The fee may be paid in cash or with a Personal Check, Money Order, or Certified Check made payable to the City of Bordentown. You may pay this fee once the process is completed and you are called to pick up your Firearms Purchaser Identification Card.

$2.00 Permit to Purchase Handgun Fee

This fee is if you have only applied for a Permit to Purchase Handgun. The fee may be paid in cash or with a Personal Check, Money Order, or Certified Check made payable to the City of Bordentown.  You may pay this fee once the process is completed and you are called to pick up your Permit.

PROCESSING MAY TAKE SEVERAL MONTHS.  PERMITS TO PURCHASE HANDGUNS ARE VALID FOR NINETY (90) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF ISSUE.

Chief of Police: (609) 298 - 1822
Central Dispatch: (609) 298 - 0101
Station Telephone: (609) 298 - 0103
Fax: (609) 298 - 6976

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Bordentown City Police Department, 324 Farnsworth Ave, Bordentown, NJ 08505