Identification Bureau

The Identification Bureau is a part of the Detective Bureau and is tasked with crime scene forensics, evidence collection, Megan’s Law and firearms registration.

Identification Bureau Forms

Follow all of the instructions carefully. To save a copy of any form, right click on the links below and click “Save As”.

TO APPLY FOR A FIREARMS IDENTIFICATION CARD OR HANDGUN PURCHASE PERMIT:

The process for obtaining a Firearms ID Card and Handgun Purchase Permits is now located online through the New Jersey State Police. IMPORTANT: The "ORI" number for the Neptune Township Police Department is NJ0133400, and must be entered correctly to fill out the form. Please click on the photo below to begin filling out the forms.

TO APPLY FOR AN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL (ABC) IDENTIFICATION CARD:

TO TRANSFER A LONG GUN (SHOTGUN OR RIFLE) TO ANOTHER PERSON:

  • Complete the “Certificate of Eligibility” form for transfers to a family member only. For all other transfers of long guns, you must contact a Federal Firearms Licensed (FFL) dealer.

TO REGISTER A FIREARM IN NEW JERSEY:

Questions regarding Identification Bureau can be directed to:

(732) 988-8000 ext. 427