FIREARM APPLICANT PROCEDURE
FARS Application Procedures for Applicants
Step 1: Visit this website. You MUST enter the site address as follows:
Step 2: The Flemington Police Departments ORI# is NJ0100900. You must reside in Flemington Borough to apply with that ORI number. If you are unsure if you live in Flemington Borough, please contact (908-782-3434) and ask and officer or dispatcher.
(You WILL NOT be able to complete the FARS online application WITHOUT THE PROPER ORI#)
Step 3: Complete the online application. If you complete the application using a smartphone, mobile device, laptop, or a desktop computer, you will NEED TO BE ABLE TO PRINT THE INDENTIGO FINGERPRINT FORM. If you FAIL TO PRINT THE FORM, CONTACT THE FLEMINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT AND REQUEST THEY PROVIDE YOU WITH THE IDENTIGO FORM. PROVIDE THE POLICE DEPARTMENT THE FARS CONTRIBUTOR CASE # that begins with NJ ____________. The CONFIRMATION NUMBER WILL NOT BE USED BY IDENTIGO OR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT ON THE IDENTIGO FORM.
Step 4: When completing the application you will need the email addresses of 2 reputable references. Your references can be family members.
Step 5: You MUST appear at the Flemington Police Department to PAY for your INITIAL FID Card and/or Pistol Purchase Permits immediately upon applying. Your application WILL NOT be processed until you have PAID for the FID Card/Pistol Permits. Non-refundable payment is required to be made at the time of application as per NJAC13:54-1.4.
*If an INITIAL applicant applied for an FID card and forgot to apply for pistol purchase permits, the application must re-apply for the pistol permits AFTER their initial application is process and approved.
*You will be receiving automated email updates throughout this new process.
*Once your application is complete, a station representative will contact you to retrieve your FID card and/or pistol purchase permit documents. DO NOT CONTACT OR APPEAR AT THE FLEMINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT UNTIL ADVISED TO DO SO.
*Please advise your references that the FARS system will email them the reference questions to be answered. Your references can complete the questions using a smartphone, mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer. Please advise them to complete the questions immediately to progress your background investigation.
*The on-line application is applicant driven. Please ensure that you have entered the best phone numbers for yourself and references as well as the best email address for yourself and references.
Checks made payable to Flemington Borough can be combined on a single check or money order. No cash or credit/debit cards are accepted.
Firearms ID $5.00
Permit to Purchase a Handgun $2.00 per permit
Duplicate Firearm ID card No Fee
If you do not understand a question on the application, or have a specific question, please call for assistance at 908.782.3434.