If you live in Linden and your driver’s license has a Linden address, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Visit this website – www.njportal.com/NJSP/fars
Step 2: Enter the Linden Police Department’s ORI number: NJ0200900
Step 3: Complete the online application in full. (You may complete the application using a smartphone, mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer).
- Note: If you do not already possess a Firearms ID Card and want a Permit to Purchase a Handgun you MUST apply for both on the same application.
- You will need to enter your NJ driver’s license number and social security number to expedite the application process.
- When completing the application you will need the email address of 2 reputable references along with their home address and phone number.
- The online application is applicant driven. Please ensure that you have entered the best phone numbers and email addresses for yourself and references. We will be calling.
- Please advise your references that the “Firearms Application & Registration System” will email them the reference questions to be answered. Your references can complete the questions using a smartphone, mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer. Please advise them to complete the questions to accelerate your background investigation.
- You will be receiving automated email updates throughout this process.
Step 4: You must appear at the Linden Police Department to pay for your initial Firearms Identification Card and/or Pistol Purchase Permits. Payment must be made in cash and is non-refundable pursuant to NJAC 13:54-1.4.
Your application will not be processed until you have paid for the Firearms ID Card / Pistol Purchase Permits.
Once your application is complete, a police representative will contact you to retrieve your Firearms ID Card and/or pistol purchase permit documents.
Do not come to the Linden Police Department until you have been contacted by a representative. If you have a question that was not answered here, please call 908-474-8555 Mon-Fri 8 am to 4 pm, (closed on Holidays) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org