Firearms Permits

Applications for Firearms Permits for residents of The Township of River Vale are handled through the police department. In order to obtain a firearm, you must meet the eligibility requirements and comply with the statutes which govern firearms purchases in the State of New Jersey. More information is available at The New Jersey State Police website -

Please click on the link below that applies:

I would like to apply for a:

Firearms Purchaser Identification Card/Permit(s) to Purchase a Handgun   (New Applicants)

Permit(s) to Purchase a Handgun 
(I have applied for permits in River Vale in the past)

Change of Address/Duplicate Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and a Permit to Purchase a Handgun (if requested)