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Firearms Permits and Registration

The Burlington Township Police Department Records Bureau assists residents with the application, processing, and registration of firearms.  For questions, please call (609) 239-5883.

Firearms ID & Permits to Purchase Handguns

Application Instructions for Permit to Carry a Handgun 

SORA Questions & Information

As of March 31, 2021, All Firearm Identification Cards (E-FID) and Handgun Permits (E-Permits) will be issued electronically via E-mail by the NJ Portal FARS System once approved by the Burlington Township Police Department. Applicants will have the ability to print, save, and/or screenshot their E-FID card.  Licensed firearms dealers and shooting ranges will be able to accept the previous FID cards or the new E-FID cards to include screenshots.  Previously issued FID cards will not expire and will be considered valid. *Please remember to come into the Burlington Township Police Department to pay applicable fees for your E-FID Card and/or Handgun Permit(s) (E-Permits).

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