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Gun Permit Applications

     Applications for Firearms Identification Cards (FPC), Handgun Purchaser Permits, Changes of Address, and Permits to Carry Firearms are available in person at the Police Department.  Once you receive an application from the police department, if needed, you may make an appointment to ask questions about the process, fees and estimated time frame to process your application.  You may also be scheduled for mandatory fingerprinting, if required, in order to process such applications.

       You may also download these forms here, then follow the  instructions that are given.



Click here to continue to our online instructions for gun permits.




     Additional information regarding Firearms

can be obtained by calling the Ewing Police

at 609-882-1313 ext 7523



New Jersey Gun Control Laws


Code Section

2C:39-1, et seq.; 2C:58-1, et seq.

Illegal Arms

Sawed-off shotgun, silencer; imitation firearm (intended for unlawful use); defaced firearms; armor penetrating bullets; stun guns; machine guns or assault firearms if unlicensed

Who May Not Own

1. Convicted of aggravated assault, arson, burglary, escape, extortion, homicide, kidnapping, robbery, aggravated sexual assault, or sexual assault or any order prohibiting possession of firearms;

2. Committed for mental disorder unless satisfactory proof he no longer suffers from a disorder which interferes or handicaps him in handling a firearm;

3. Convicted of unlawful use, possession, or sale of controlled dangerous substance;

4. Minors under 18;

5. Drug dependent;

6. Physical defect which makes it unsafe for him to handle firearms




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