Firearms Application and Registration System (FARS)

Before you log onto the portal please read the following instructions in their entirety:

  • Have a credit/debit card available
  • Have accurate addresses, phone numbers and emails for all references
  • FARS will automatically time out in 20 minutes if you don’t complete or save information.

Log onto: to start the firearms application process.

ORI# NJ0101000 – you will be prompted to put in this number.

  • FARS is taking the place of the STS033 form.
  • Applicant MUST enter their “Official Name”.
  • Applicant must enter accurate phone numbers and emails for themselves and their references.
  • Family members CAN be references.
  • After all, required information is entered, a REVIEW PAGE will appear where you can edit all information prior to final submission.
  • If you are an initial applicant (have never had a firearm’s ID card or permit to purchase) you will be able to PRINT OUT your FINGERPRINT form at the end of the application, and will be directed to do so.
  • Print out confirmation page and application at the end of the process for reference purposes.

If you have any questions regarding the process please contact:  Patrolman Kevin Richards 908-782-9594

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