Firearms Licensing Information

FIREARMS LICENSING

 

To apply for a Firearms Identification Card (FID) or License to Carry (LTC)  and/or RENEW you must EMAIL Maureen Garrity at [email protected] once you have all the required paperwork to schedule an appointment.  Keep in mind appointments are booked on a Tuesday or Friday between 9:00am -11:00 am.  


email: [email protected]

phone: 781-932-4510 x4888

 

All firearms license applications require an appointment so that data may be electronically entered into the Massachusetts Instant Records Check System (MICRS). Link to application is below.

 

 

If this is the first time you are applying for a License to Carry Firearms (LTC) you will need to EMAIL, the following:

  1. Your MA driver’s license.
  2. A copy of your Massachusetts approved firearms-training safety course certificate.
  3. Two (2) letters of reference from anyone other than a Woburn Police Officer.
    Letters of reference from 2 persons who are either known to or otherwise found satisfactory by this Department. Each letter should be addressed to Chief Robert Rufo, Woburn Police Department, 25 Harrison Avenue, Woburn, MA  01801 and be given to the applicant to EMAIL with the whole packet. In addition to general reference information regarding the applicant, each letter shall state that the applicant is of sound mind and character and is believed by this reference to have demonstrated responsibility for the safe possession of a firearm.  Each reference must state how long they have known the applicant and the specific basis for their opinion that the applicant is responsible and of sound mind.  Each reference must also indicate their willingness to be interviewed by the licensing authority.  Name, Address, Phone Number and Signature must also be on the letter so we can contact the reference.   
  4. A completed application for an LTC.

 

Prior to your appointment: Study SUMMARY OF 1998 MASSACHUSETTS GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION and 2014 KEY CHANGES TO FIREARMS LAWS

 At the time of the appointment you will need to BRING: A NON-REFUNDABLE check or money order (made payable to the City of Woburn) in amount of $100.00 for the application fee.

 

If this is the first time you are applying for a Firearms Identification Card (FID)
you will need to EMAIL, the following:

  1. Your MA driver’s license.
  2. A Copy of your Massachusetts approved firearms-training safety course certificate.
  3. Two (2) letters of reference for anyone other than a Woburn Police Officer.  (see above)      
  4. A completed application for an FID.
  5. Prior to your appointment: Study SUMMARY OF 1998 MASSACHUSETTS GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION and 2014 KEY CHANGES TO FIREARMS LAWS

At the time of the appointment you will need to BRING: A NON-REFUNDABLE check or money order (made payable to the City of Woburn) in amount of $100.00 for the application fee.

FID RESTRICTED (MACE OR OTHER INCAPACITATING SPRAYS)

  1.  To purchase or possess self-defense spray under the age of 18
  2. Need SS#; Fingerprints done; $25 check/money order; no safety course

     

 

To RENEW your License to Carry Firearms or Firearms Identification Card you will need to EMAIL  [email protected] for an appointment three months prior to the expiration of your current firearms license and you will need to EMAIL the following:     

  1. Your driver’s license.
  2. Your current LTC and/or FID

At the time of the appointment you will need to BRING: A NON-REFUNDABLE check or money order (made payable to the City of Woburn) in amount of $100.00 for the application fee.

FID under 18 is $25 dollars and requires a letter of permission from a parent or a guardian.

 

Many of the transactions on the State Firearms Forms page can safely and secured can be accomplished online