How can I obtain a license to carry a firearm?

You must apply, in person, to the Records Bureau at the Framingham Police Department. The cost per application is $100.00 and if approved, will be valid for six years. You may obtain the application form either at the station or online There are two different types of licenses: License to Carry and Firearms Identification Card which both vary in requirements, depending on what class of weapons license you are applying for. If you did not have a firearms license before June 1, 1998, you must present a gun safety certificate before filling out the application. It takes approximately 35 to 40 days for the license to be approved. Please note: all weapons must have a trigger lock or be kept in a tamper proof receptacle or other suitable locking device. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Framingham Police Department at 508-532-5906.

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