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All firearms questions and applications for Borough Residents are handled by Detective Christopher Irons.

Anyone wishing to submit an application for a Firearms Purchaser Identification Card or a Permit To Purchase a Handgun can complete same by following either of the steps below:


  1. Visit the New Jersey State Police Website at, and complete the application.  You will need to know the Mendham Borough ORI # to complete this process, which is NJ0141800.
  2. Visit the Mendham Borough Police Department.  Applications are located in the front lobby.
  3. Contact Detective Chris Gobbi if you would like fillable PDF application forms emailed to you, or if you have any other questions related to Firearms Applications.  He can be reached at or 973-543-7827.



Mendham Borough residents can contact Detective Christopher Gobbi regarding fingerprinting.  The Mendham Borough Police are only able to provide fingerprinting for out-of-state or federal records checks when the applicant has been given fingerprint cards from an out-of-state or federal source. 

Applicants for Firearms, ABC, Paid or Part Time Firefighters, Local Ordinances, Volunteers, or Youth Serving Organization Volunteers should contact Detective Gobbi at (973) 543-7827.  The fingerprinting will be completed by MorphoTrak but specific forms are required and will be provided by Detective Irons.

All other fingerprinting for Good Conduct, Immigration, Naturalization, Personal Record, Visa, Expungement, International Adoption Requiring Notarization, Foreign Business Requiring Notarization, Employment, and Non-Criminal Justice Licensing can be completed by individuals.  The appropriate forms and more information can be found on the New Jersey State Police Website or by following this link:



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