Applicant must be a Toms River Township resident.
Firearms application forms may be obtained and completed online via https://www.njportal.com/NJSP/FARS Complete instructions are on the State website. Toms River Police Departments ORI # is NJ0150700. Upon completion you will be instructed to print the conformation form. Bring that paperwork, Driver’s License and Firearms ID card (if applicable) to the Police Department in order to begin the process.
Fingerprints are required if the applicant has not previously been issued a New Jersey State Police S. B. I. number and has not been fingerprinted, at least once, for firearms, within the State of New Jersey.
A Criminal History Record Request (S. B. I. 212A) is required if applicant has previously been issued a New Jersey State Police S. B. I. number and has been fingerprinted, at least once, for firearms, within the State of New Jersey.
Fingerprints are always required for a Permit to Carry applicant, for initial and renewal.
PERMIT TO CARRY APPLICATIONS MUST BE DELIVERED, IN PERSON BY THE APPLICANT, TO THE TOMS RIVER POLICE DEPARTMENT, RECORDS DIVISION, AT 255 OAK AVENUE, TOMS RIVER, NJ 08753.
The applicant will be required to present either a valid New Jersey Driver’s license or another comparable form of photo identification. Applicant will be provided further assistance and instructions.
APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED VIA MAIL.
Firearms Laws in New Jersey – A synopsis of state laws on possession, purchase, and carrying of firearms (see link below).