Haddon Township Police Department

Firearms Application Process

Repeat Applicants
*(If you already have a Firearms Identification Card)
1. Complete electronic filing of 212A form/Criminal History Record Check. Follow these instructions to complete the electronic filing of this form:
  • Logon to the following website: www.njportal.com/njsp/criminalrecords/
  • Click on the ONLINE FORM 212A on the lower left side of page.

  • Enter the Haddon Township Police Department nine digit ORI number: NJ0041600 * If this number is not entered properly then your request will not be forwarded to the appropriate agency.

  • Follow the prompts for demographic and payment information.

  • A credit card payment or electronic check payment of $20.00 is required to complete this request and must be made online.

  • You will be required to include your State Bureau of Identification number (SBI number) during the demographic information portion of this online application.
    • This number can be found on your NJ Firearms ID Card after the heading "NUMBER".
    • The NJ SBI number format is six numbers followed by one letter.
    • Your request will be rejected if this number is not included.​


  • Upon completion of the form, you will receive an email confirmation and receipt that will include a confirmation number.

    • Please print out a copy of this receipt and include it with your application package.

  • The request status will then be forwarded to the Haddon Township Police Department.

  • You can find more detailed information by clicking on the "Help Tab" located on the top right side of the NJ State Police website.

2. Complete the State of New Jersey Firearms Application (STS 033) http://www.njsp.org/info/pdf/firearms/sts-033.pdf
REFERENCES: All Firearms Applicants are required to list at least two (2) reputable persons who are not related to the applicant. When completing the N.J.S.P. Application form, be sure to supply the full/legal name, complete address, (including zip-code), and telephone number for question #29 (A & B). A reference letter form will be mailed to these individuals.  The form should be neatly and completely filled out in black ink (typed forms are preferred). Illegible or incomplete forms will be returned.

3. Complete the State of new Jersey Mental Health Consent Form (SP 66)  http://www.njsp.org/info/pdf/firearms/sp-066.pdf
4. Upon completing the above steps, report to the Haddon Township Police Department on weekdays between 8:30 AM -4:30 PM –except holidays, with the following three items:
  1. Your Criminal History Request Receipt
  2. Your completed New Jersey Firearms Application
  3. Your completed State of New Jersey Mental Health Consent Form
ADDITIONAL FEES charged and paid at the Haddon Township Police Department upon approval of your application are as follows (Cash or personal check accepted):
  • Permit to Purchase a Handgun: $2.00 (each permit)​
  • Duplicate Firearms Identification Card: No Charge
  • Extension of Permit to Purchase Handgun: No Charge
For additional Firearm Information, please visit:
N.J.S.P.  at  http://www.njsp.org/firearms/forms.shtml
N.J.S.P. Firearms information page: http://www.njsp.org/firearms/index.shtml
NICS Check information:  https://www.fbi.gov/services/cjis/nics
N.J.S.P. Firearms Facts:  http://www.njsp.org/firearms/firearms-faqs.shtml
Voluntary Form of Firearm Registration (SP-650) http://www.njsp.org/info/pdf/firearms/sp-650.pdf