Firearms Licensing Information

FIREARMS LICENSING

 

To apply for a Firearms Identification Card (FID) or License to Carry (LTC)  and/or RENEW you must contact Maureen Garrity  @ 781-932-4510 x4888 to schedule an appointment.  Keep in mind appointments are booked on a Tuesday or Friday between 9:00am -11:00 am.

 

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

 

 

If this is the first time you are applying for a License to Carry Firearms (LTC) you will need to bring with you to the appointment:

  1. Your MA driver’s license.
  2. A  NON-REFUNDABLE check or money order (made payable to the City of Woburn) in amount of $100.00 for the application fee.
  3. The Original of your Massachusetts approved firearms-training safety course certificate.   
  4. Three (3) letters of reference from anyone other than a Woburn Police Officer.  

Letters of reference from 3 persons who are either known to or otherwise found satisfactory by this Department. Each letter should be addressed to Chief Robert Ferullo, Woburn Police Department, 25 Harrison Avenue, Woburn, MA  01801 and be given to applicant to bring in. 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 and Address must also be on the letter so we can contact the reference.   

  1. A completed application for an LTC.
  1. Study SUMMARY OF 1998 MASSACHUSETTS GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION and 2014 KEY CHANGES TO FIREARMS LAWS –

 

If this is the first time you are applying for a Firearms Identification Card (FID)
you will need to bring with you to the appointment:

  1. Your MA driver’s license.
  2. 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 years old is $25 and requires a certificate of permission from a parent or guardian.
  3. The Original of your Massachusetts approved firearms-training safety course certificate.
  4. Two (2) letters of reference for anyone other than a Woburn Police Officer.  (see above)      
  5. A completed application for an FID.
  6. Study SUMMARY OF 1998 MASSACHUSETTS GUN CONTROL LEGISLATIONand 2014 KEY CHANGES TO FIREARMS LAWS –

 

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 bring with you to the appointment:

  1. Your driver’s license.
  2. 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 years old is $25 and requires a certificate of permission from a parent or guardian.
  3. Your current LTC and/or FID.
  4.  For renewals please call for an appointment 3 months prior to the expiration of your current firearms license.

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