**Please be advised, that due to the Covid-19 virus dilemma, there may be a delay in processing firearms applications. With several governmental offices closing, the applications cannot be processed. Once the crisis is over and everyone gets back to work, we will be able to process applications again. Thank you for understanding. Expect delays!
IF YOU RESIDE IN A CITY/TOWN WITH A LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT
To apply go to the NJ State Police website and fill out the appropriate paperwork and bring it to the Scotch Plains Police Department, Records Department. Copy and paste the following link into a search engine and it will take you to the NJSP website, firearms application information.
You MUST USE the ORI NUMBER assigned to that SPECIFIC POLICE DEPARTMENT.
Please contact YOUR LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT for procedures and to verify
their SPECIFIC ORI. (The ORI for Scotch Plains is NJ0201600).