WELCOME TO BORDENTOWN CITY POLICE DEPT
YOU MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO APPLY FOR A PERMIT TO PURCHASE A HANDGUN.
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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.