Firearms Page


Instructions for Firearms Applicants

The fee for a Firearms Identification Card for a shotgun and/or rifle purchase is $5.00.

The fee for a Permit to Purchase a Handgun is $2.00. These fees can be paid in cash, personal checks, etc.

Step 1 - Complete the Application form as well as a Mental Health Waiver and sign them only in the presence of a Mount Holly Police Department Representative.

In Box 12 make sure you provide all information, as a letter of reference must be sent to your employer.

In Box 13, make sure you also list the name of your Supervisor.

In Box 29 of the application make sure full names, addresses and telephone numbers are listed for all of your references since a reference letter will be sent out.

Step 2 - Application will be reviewed by a law enforcement officer and you must submit to being fingerprinted. Applications can be downloaded from the links provided or can be picked up at the Mount Holly Police Records Department located on the second floor of the Municipal Building.

Processing and approval takes a minimum of 3 months. You will be notified by mail or phone to pick up your permits.

Should you have any questions in regards to firearms applications please call (609) 845-1190

Forms and Information

Firearms application instructions, please click here.

Application for Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and/or Handgun Purchase Permit, please click here.

Consent for Mental Health Records Search, please click here.

Link to Criminal History Record Information and electronic submission.

Additional Firearms Forms, please click here.