Manalapan Police Department

Manalapan Township, New Jersey

Firearms Permits

In order to obtain a Firearms Identification Card and/or Firearm, you must meet the eligibility requirements and comply with the Statutes which govern firearms purchases in the State of New Jersey. Additional firearms information is available at the New Jersey State Police Website or through reviewing the New Jersey Firearms Law: N. J. S. A. Title 13 Chapter 54.

All Firearms applications for residents of Manalapan Township are handled through the Police Departments Firearms Licensing Unit staffed by the Firearms ID Officer: Lieutenant Lloyd Drucker (Ret.). The unit is within the police departments’ Administration Division lead by Captain Edward Niesz. For questions regarding firearms applications please contact Lieutenant Lloyd Drucker, (Ret.) preferred by email at or you can phone the office at 732.446.8372 please note the office hours vary throughout the year.


In order to process your application please complete: the application for a Firearms Purchaser Identification Card / Handgun Purchaser Permits, and the Consent for Mental Health Records Search Form. These forms are in PDF Format and will only be accepted if they are in type written form, (PDF Filled). Please do not sign the Consent for Mental Health Records Search; this must be signed in person.

Firearms ID Card Purchaser Permit Applications

Consent for Mental Health Search

Bring the completed form with you during the below listed hours and turn them in to the Firearms ID Officer.


  • Change of address is the same procedure as obtaining a new Firearms Identification Card
  • All Applicants must present their application in person, no exceptions

Once your application is received the Firearms ID Officer may direct you to the Criminal History Record Check (ORI # NJ0132600)

Additional helpful Firearms Identification Links:

New Jersey Firearms Laws

Frequently asked questions for firearms identifications

Firearms Information Forms to Download


Dates and Times

Monday Dec 3rd 10am to 2pm
Monday Dec 10th 3pm to 7pm
Monday Dec 17th 10am to 2pm
Wednesday January 2nd 10am to 2pm
Monday January 7th 10am to 2pm
Monday January 14th 3pm to 7pm
Monday January 21st from 3pm to 7pm
Monday January 28th from 10am to 2pm