Image result for firearms licensingThe Township of Washington Police Department would like to advise all residents there is a new Firearms Licensing Procedure.  The new procedure can be found by clicking here, and also is below.


Applications for Firearms Permits for residents of The Township of Washington are handled through the Police department. In order to obtain a firearm, you must meet the eligibility requirements and comply with the statutes which govern firearms purchases in the State of New Jersey.  Applications for Firearms Purchaser Identification Cards (Initial, Duplicate, Lost Cards and Change of Address) and Pistol Purchase Permits will be done electronically, and can be found by clicking here Firearms Licensing

You must use the following ORI # NJ0026600 for Washington Township Police (Bergen County) when applying.  All fees are non-refundable.  When completing the online portion, you will need to enter payment directly to NJSP.  For The Township of Washington Police Department, our fees are as follows: Initial Firearms Identification Card $5.00 / Purchase Permits $2.00.  Township of Washington Police accepts Cash or Check only, paid directly to us when your paperwork is picked up.

More information is available by clicking here on The New Jersey State Police website

If you have any questions please contact Sgt. Riedel or Cpl. Parsells at 201-664-1140