Manchester Township Police
1 Colonial Drive
Manchester, NJ 08759-3898

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Firearms Applications

Firearms Application forms can be obtained through the Records Section of the Police Division.

The Records Section is open from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday thru Friday (except holidays).

Most Firearms Application forms can also be accessed on-line 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Below is a breakdown of the required items needed for Firearms Applicants. Click on the appropriate link to access the necessary form(s).

If you need an:

  • Initial New Jersey Firearms ID Card
  • Initial Application for Handgun

You will need to:

  • Complete form: NJSP S.T.S. 33
  • Complete form: NJSP SP-66
  • Complete form: MPD Residence Form
  • Complete form: MPD Authorization for Release of Information
  • Submit $5.00 in Cash, Check or Money Order made payable to: Manchester Township for the initial Firearms ID Card
  • Submit $2.00 in Cash, Check or Money Order made payable to: Manchester Township for each handgun permit (Note: Applicants can only make application for up to 3 handgun purchaser permits at a time)
  • Submit to fingerprinting at a local Morpho-Trak facility.
    • Locations and directions can be found at https://www.bioapplicant.com/nj/Locations.aspx
    • Appointments can be made by calling 877-503-5981
    • The fee for fingerprinting is currently $57.50, payable directly to Morpho-Trak

If you need an:

  • Application for Additional Handgun(s) (only if you already have Firearms ID Card)

You will need to:

  • Complete form: NJSP S.T.S. 33
  • Complete form: NJSP SP-66
  • Complete form: MPD Residence Form
  • Complete form: MPD Authorization for Release of Information
  • Complete form SBI-212A* (see below)
  • Submit an $18.00 Money Order made payable to: NJ State Police – SBI
  • Submit $2.00 in Cash, Check or Money Order made payable to: Manchester Township for each handgun permit (Note: Applicants can only make application for up to 3 handgun purchaser permits at a time)

Fingerprints are not required for this application.

If you need to:

  • Change of Address
  • Change of Name
  • Change of Sex
  • Replacement Firearms ID Card

You will need:

  • Complete form: NJSP S.T.S. 33
  • Complete form: NJSP SP-66
  • Complete form: MPD Residence Form
  • Complete form: MPD Authorization for Release of Information
  • Complete form: SBI-212A* (see below)
  • Submit an $18.00 Money Order made payable to: NJ State Police – SBI

Fingerprints are not required for this application.

Additional forms are listed below.

For additional information visit http://www.njsp.org/

*SBI-212A Request for Criminal History Record Information

This form must be submitted to the State Police using the original yellow form. For this reason, we are unable to make it available for download and must be picked up at the Manchester Township Police Division’s Records Section. This form is required for any change in firearms application, renewals, or all handgun purchases.

STS-033 Application for Duplicate Firearms Purchaser Identification Card (FID)

  • The form is required is you need to replace a lost or stolen Firearms Identification Card
  • This form is required is you need to change your address on your Firearms Identification Card
  • This form is required if you need to replace a mutilated or unreadable Firearms Identification Card
  • This form is required if you need to change of your sex on your Firearms Identification Card
  • This form is required if you need to change your name on your Firearms Identification Card

SP-642 Application for Permit to Carry a Handgun

SP-634 Certificate of Eligibility

SP-650I Voluntary Form of Firearms Registration

Retired Law Enforcement Officers

SP-66 Consent for Mental Health Records Search

SP-232 Initial Application for a Retired LEO Permit to Carry

SP-232A Renewal Application for a Retired LEO Permit to Carry










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