***TEMPORARY PROCEDURE FOR FIREARMS LICENSING DURING THE COVID-19 STATE OF EMERGENCY:
Temporary Process For Renewing or Applying for a License to Carry or Firearms Identification Card
•All applicants should mail or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) their new or renewal applications.
• Applicant’s should include a check for the application fee along with the application, no processing will be initiated without the appropriate fee included.
•Applications are available on the Firearms Record Bureau website, https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-a-firearms-license.
•For new applicants, we are temporarily delaying the in-person portion of the licensing process including interviews, fingerprinting and photographs in order to comply with the Governor’s social distancing guidelines.
•For licensees who apply for a renewal prior to the expiration of their license (and who get a receipt acknowledging so), their license will remain valid until the agency approves or denies it. As a result, delaying the in-person portion of the licensing process will not prejudice these licensees.
•For licensees who apply for renewal after the expiration of their LTC, c.140, sec.131(i) states that for the purposes of c.269. sec.10 an LTC shall be deemed valid for a period not to exceed 90 days beyond the expiration date unless the LTC is revoked. Note this provision applies only to LTC and not FID Cards.
Click on the links below for firearms licensing forms
For questions regarding firearms licensing please contact Sgt. Treanor at 781-383-1055