Firearms Applicants

All Firearms Applicants must follow the directions below:

The Morris Township Police Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey State Police Firearms Unit, is announcing the statewide activation of the Firearms Application and Registration System (FARS) effective immediately.

New and repeat firearm applicants are being directed to logon to the following website: to apply for an initial Firearms Identification Card (FID), amend their current FID Card or to apply for a Permit to Purchase a Handgun. Applicants must utilize the Morris Township Police Department’s ORI Code: NJ0142200 when logging onto the FARS system.

Inquiries may be directed to the Morris Township Police Department Firearms Unit at (973) 326-7477 or the Detective Bureau at (973) 326-7480.