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Step 1: Applicants must follow the instructions provided by the New Jersey State Police. Please click below:

                     New Jersey State Police Permit To Carry INSTRUCTIONS


                       New Jersey State Police Permit to Carry APPLICATION


Step 2: Applicants must schedule an appointment with Lieutenant Terpstra or Sergeant Smith by calling headquarters or via e-mail.

Contact Information

Headquarters: 973-838-0158

Lieutenant David Terpstra: 

Sergeant Steven Smith:

Step 3: Applicants must arrive with a completed application packet to include:

  • Completed State of New Jersey Application for Permit to Carry a Handgun. Note: All references must know the applicant for a minimum of three (3) years prior to the date of the application. All original copies must be double sided and notarized.

  • Driver’s License and Birth Certificate OR Driver License and Naturalization Paperwork/Green Card

  • Submit two color passport size photographs with your application package.

  • Completed Consent for Mental Health Search

  • Written proof of qualification and ownership with the handgun(s) you intend on carrying if your application is approved.

              Fee Schedule:

               (1) money order in the amount of $50.00 payable to the "New Jersey State Police"

              (1) money order in the amount of $150.00 payable to "Bloomingdale Police Department"

Step 4: Once your application is received, you will be issued a case number along with the applicable                    service code for fingerprinting.

Out of State Resident – apply at a non-toll road State Police Barracks closest to your residence.
In-State Resident – apply to your local police department (State Police patrolled areas apply to local Barracks.)



Bloomingdale Police Department

101 Hamburg Turnpike

Bloomingdale, NJ 07403

Main: 973 838 0158

Fax: 973 838 5762

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