Firearms Licensing Unit


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Secure your firearms in a safe place and make sure they are locked with an approved locking system.

Pistol Permits and FID Applications are issued BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. The procedure is as follows:
1. Complete a Firearms/FID card application.
2. Mail completed Application to Methuen Police Department Firearms Licensing Office, 90 Hampshire Street, Methuen, Massachusetts 01844.  
3. The Firearms Licensing Office will contact applicants and schedule an appointment time.

Applicants MUST have the following:
1. Completed application (Application can be accessed in PDF format below)
2. Fees: FID Firearms - $100.00, License to Carry Firearms Class A - $100.00
3. Massachusetts State Police Basic Firearms Safety Course Certificate (First time applicant only)

** Photos are not needed. **

Questions regarding licensing can be referred to: Officer Neil Quinlan, Firearms Licensing Office, 978-983-8751