Firearms Application Registration System (FARS) Application Procedures for Applicants
Step 1: Visit this website. You MUST enter the site address as follows: www.njportal.com/NJSP/fars
Step 2: Enter Wyckoff Police Department ORI #: NJ0027000
Step 3: Complete the online application. You may complete the application using a smartphone, mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer. When completing the application you will need the email addresses of 2 reputable references. Your references can be family members.
Step 4: You MUST appear at the Wyckoff Police Department (hours 8:30am-4:30pm M-F and Saturday 9:00am-1:00pm) to PAY for your INITIAL FID Card and/or Pistol Purchase Permits. Please bring in your application confirmation page with payment. Your application WILL NOT be processed until you have PAID for your FID Card ($5.00) and/or Pistol Permit(s) ($2.00 per permit). If paying by check or money order please WRITE THE FARS CONFIRMATION # in the memo section. Non-refundable payment is required to be made prior to the completion of the background as per NJAC 13:54-1.4.
*You will be receiving automated email updates throughout this new process.
*Once your application is completed, a station representative will contact you to retrieve your FID Card and/or pistol purchase permit documents.
*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 desk 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 addresses for yourself and references.
*Entering your social security number on the Mental Health Form will speed the process.
*The applicant MUST enter their “Official Name.”