The Firearms Investigation Unit is continuing to process license and permit applications. These applications may experience delays due to the COVID-19 response efforts. Please contact the Firearms Investigation Unit using the following email addresses. In an effort to better assist your needs please choose the most appropriate email address to send your inquiry and we will respond within five business days. If your question pertains to an application submitted to a municipal Police Department, please contact them for information and assistance. Your municipal Police Department is the only agency that can update, modify or approve your application.
FirearmsInvestUnit@njsp.org - Please use this email for inquiries related to your FARS or Permit to Carry application that was submitted to a State Police Barracks. We will also do our best to answer your questions regarding current firearms statute. Please note, the New Jersey State Police does not provide legal advice, if you need advice please contact a licensed attorney.
FirearmsDealers@njsp.org - Please use this email if you are an aspiring retail / wholesale firearms dealer or a current licensed firearms dealer.
RPO@njsp.org - Please use this email if you have a question regarding your Retired Police Officer Permit to Carry.
Pursuant to Executive Order 129 issued by Governor Murphy, RPO renewals that expired during the Public Health Emergency have been extended for 90 days past the end of the emergency. To remain compliant, applicants must apply before their permit expires with their most recent qualification scores. Applicants will have an additional 90 days past the end of the emergency to requalify and update their scores with FIU.
P.O. Box 7068
West Trenton, New Jersey 08628-0068
FirearmsInvestUnit@njsp.org - FARS or Permit to Carry applications (NON- RPO)
FirearmsDealers@njsp.org - Current firearms dealers or Aspiring retail / Wholesale firearms dealer
RPO@njsp.org - Question regarding your Retired Police Officer Permit to Carry