Firearms ID Instructions


Firearms Application Procedures

**UPDATE**  Effective March 18, 2020

Due to prevent the spread of Covid-19/Coronavirus the Plainsboro Township offices have been closed to the public. 

We are still processing firearms ID and purchase permit applications.  Please use the below link to apply:

NJSP Firearms Application & Registration System

Plainsboro Township Police Department ORI # 0121800

The Plainsboro PD Firearms Unit will contact you with instructions when your documents are ready.

Be safe!

Effective 2/19/2019

Firearms ID cards/permit applications will now be processed online. You must however appear at the Police Department located at 641 Plainsboro Road between the hours of 9:00 and 1:00, Monday through Friday to pay associated fees and to pick up required documents in order to begin the online process.  

**Please be advised that your application WILL NOT be processed until you have PAID for the FID Card/Pistol Permits.  Non-refundable payment is required to be made prior to the completion of the background as per NJAC 13:54-1.4.**

All first time applicants MUST be fingerprinted. The fingerprint process will be completed by IndentoGo (Morpho Trust). This information and appointment form will be provided upon the submission of your properly completed firearms application.

Current Fees:

Firearms ID Card - $5.00

Pistol Purchase Permits - $2.00

Please contact Leigh Ann Roberts with any questions - (609) 799-2333 x1606