Borough of Closter

295 Old Closter Dock Road    ♦     Closter, New Jersey 07624    ♦    201-784-0600


Firearms Purchasing and ID Card Information

(Tue Jun 11, 2019)

Firearms Application & Registration System (FARS)

The State of New Jersey is now accepting firearms applications for Firearms Purchaser Identification Cards and Pistol Purchase Permits electronically .

The following Website will allow an applicant to apply for Initial and Duplicate Firearms Purchaser Identification Cards and Permits to Purchase a Handgun:

To Submit An Application With The Closter Police Department 


Once you have completed the application process through the FARS system, you must contact  Sergeant Michael Fehsal to set up an appointment. 

Contact information is via phone  201-768-5000 Ext. 403  or   via email 

Please Also Note - All Applicants need to deliver in person the "Consent For Mental Health Records Search" S.P. 66 and will sign the form in presence of a Police Officer.  

S.P. 066 - Consent Form for Mental Health Records Search

Additional details on NJ Firearms Laws may be obtained at following: