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Firearms License Instructions



Instructions for Firearms Licensing Applications

  • COST - Application processing fees are non-refundable  ALL CHECKS MUST BE MADE PAYABLE TO “TOWN OF WAKEFIELDOnly checks or money orders accepted, (NO CASH).
All Licenses To Carry and non-restrictive FID cards require a $100.00 application fee.

Restrictive FID cards (mace/pepper spray ONLY) and FID card to persons under 18 yrs require a $25.00 application fee.

Renewals for applicants age 70 yrs or older and renewals for restrictive FID’s (mace/pepper spray ONLY) are free.
APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED UNLESS ACCOMPANIED WITH THE APPROPRIATE PAYMENT.

  • TRAINING CERTIFICATES:
  • License to Carry (class A and B type), All new applicants, including renewals in from another town, must provide a Massachusetts State approved certificate of training (photo copy).
  • FID cards (non restrictive) require a training certificate (Hunter and Safety course).
  • Restrictive FID Cards do not require a training certificate (mace or pepper spray).
  • PLEASE SUBMIT THE COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM WITH THE APPLICATION FEE AND ANY OTHER REQUIRED PAPERWORK TOGETHER IN A COMPLETE PACKAGE.
  • APPLICATION PROCESSING:
  • No appointment required. ~Processing will be done every Tuesday between 8:30am to 1:30pm unless the Permit Officer is called away on urgent Police business. Applicants must drop off  their application at least 5 days before the Tuesday they come in for processing.  This will insure that the processing time will be minimal.  The Permit Officer will take photos and fingerprints during the processing.
  • CONTACTS:
  • For questions regarding firearms licensing procedures, forms or application processing, contact the Records Department 339-219-4602.
Keep this instruction form for reference

Gun permit instructions and Gun permit form Dec 2013.pdf