Midland Park Police Dept. Firearms Instructional Sheet
*DUE TO AN INCREASE IN APPLICATION VOLUME THROUGH NJSP, EXPECT DELAYS/APPROVALS*
*IF THIS IS YOUR INITIAL APPLICATION (MEANING YOU HAVE NEVER APPLIED) PLEASE DO NO APPLY MULTIPLE TIMES. THE INITIAL FIREARMS ID CARD MAY BE APPLIED WITH A PERMIT(S) TO PURCHASE A HAND GUN*
IF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS REQUIRED, WE WILL CONTACT YOU. IF YOUR APPLICATION REQUIRES CORRECTIONS OR MODIFICATIONS FOR REFERENCES PLEASE EMAIL SVANDERPYL@MIDLANDPARKPD.ORG OR KVANDYK@MIDLANDPARKPD.ORG.
-Step 1: Follow the link to:www.njportal.com/NJSP/fars
**This site / portal is not administered by the Midland Park Police Dept.**
-Step 2: The ORI Number for Midland Park Residents is: NJ0023500
(You will NOT be able to complete this application without this ORI#)
-Step 3: Click, Online S.T.S. 033 Form and complete the online application.
(You may complete the application using a smartphone, mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer.) You will need to provide the email addresses of two (2) reputable references (references may be family members). Incorrect contact information/email addresses will result in a delay with the application.
Print a copy of your application and confirmation page.
**For Initial Applicants ONLY: At the end of the application; and are directed to do so, YOU MUST print out the IdentoGO New Jersey Universal Fingerprint Form which will have the Confirmation Number filled in the Contributor Case # section. Applicants appearing for fingerprinting appointments at IdentoGO without this form will be turned away.
-Step 4: After you complete your online application, you MUST appear at the Midland Park Department to:
-Submit a NON-refundable payment which is required to be made PRIOR to the completion of a background investigation, as per NJAC 13:54-1.4. The fee for the INITIAL FID card is $5.00, and the fee for each handgun purchase permit is an additional $2.00.
-If you have lived outside of New Jersey within the last 10 years, you will need to complete and sign a Consent for Mental Health Records Search Form SP-66 in person.
-Provide a copy of the application and the confirmation page.
-Provide your identification and FID card (if applicable) AND verification of your residence at time of payment.
PROOF OF RESIDENCY is required. The ONLY forms accepted are: A)PSE&G bill with name and address; B) W-2 Form with name and address; or a HARDLINE PHONE BILL
**Once your application investigation is complete, the Midland Park Police Dept. will contact you for issuance of your Firearms ID Card and/or pistol purchase permit documents. **(DO NOT come to headquarters or call if you receive an email stating the application is approved. You will be contacted via telephone to retrieve your documents after they are prepared for pick up.)
*Please advise your references that they will receive an e-mail via FARS with the reference questions to be answered. This can be completed using a mobile device or desktop computer. Please advise them to complete the questions immediately to progress your background investigation.
Please ensure you verify all of your information is correct prior to submitting it. Incorrect information entered will cause a delay in the processing of your application.