Step 1: Visit the website: www.njportal.com/NJSP/fars
Step 2: Enter the ORI # for Waterford Township Police Department: NJ0043500
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: Fees must be paid by cash, check, or money order. Payments should be submitted with your FARS confirmation number. Your application WILL NOT be processed until you have paid for the FID Card/Pistol Permits. All fees are non-refundable and need to be collected PRIOR to completing background and issuing FID Cards/Permits as per NJAC 13:54-1.4.
*You will be receiving automated email updates throughout this new process.
*Once your application is complete, a station representative will contact you via telephone 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 desktop computer. Please advise them to complete the questions immediately to progress your background investigation.
*The online 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.
*It is highly encouraged that you include a SSN where indicated. Failure to do so could significantly delay the processing of the application.
*YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE PROCESSED UNTIL PAYMENT HAS BEEN RECEIVED. PLEASE REVIEW APPLICATION AND PAY THE EXACT AMOUNT DUE.