Pelham Firearms Licensing Information

Application forms for new firearms licenses and renewal firearms licenses are available at the Pelham Police Department and online at www.mass.gov/chsb

  •      An appointment may be made with Lieutenant Kevin Fournier to begin the application process.

  •      Lieutenant Fournier typically works Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5pm to 10pm.

  •      Please allow at least 30 minutes for the application process.

 

First Time Applicants

 

     First time applicants are required to provide the following:

 

      -      Completed application

      -        Submit a copy of a certificate of completion form from an approved basic  firearms safety course.                    

-        Valid drivers license

-        A $100.00 non-refundable fee must be submitted along with application.  Checks made out to "The Town of Pelham".

-      Payment is only accepted a the Town Offices located at 351 Amherst Road.

 

      (Persons 70 years old and older are FREE of charge.)

 

Fingerprints and photos will be taken at the time the application is submitted.

 

*NOTE* As stated on page two of the firearms application: “ANY PERSON WHO KNOWINGLY FILES AN APPLICATION CONTAINING FALSE INFORMATION SHALL BE PUNISHED BY A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN $500.00 NOR MORE THAN $1000.00 OR BY IMPRISONMENT FOR NOT LESS THAN 6 MONTHS NOR MORE THAN 2 YEARS IN A HOUSE OF CORRECTION, OR BY BOTH SUCH FINE AND IMPRISONMENT (M.G.L. c140§131).”

 

*IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO ALLOW AMPLE TIME TO RENEW YOUR FIREARMS LICENSE.* 

 

 

Renewal Applicants

 

     Renewal applicants are required to provide the following information:

 

-          Completed application

-          Current Firearms License

-          Valid drivers license.

-          A $100.00 non-refundable fee must be submitted along with application.  Checks made out to "The Town of Pelham".

-       Payment is only accepted a the Town Offices located at 351 Amherst Road.

        (Persons 70 years and older are FREE of charge)

Fingerprints and photos will be taken at the time the application is submitted.

 

*NOTE* As stated on page two of the firearms application:  “ANY PERSON WHO KNOWINGLY FILES AN APPLICATION CONTAINING FALSE INFORMATION SHALL BE PUNISHED BY A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN $500.00 NOR MORE THAN $1000.00 OR BY IMPRISONMENT FOR NOT LESS THAN 6 MONTHS NOR MORE THAN 2 YEARS IN A HOUSE OF CORRECTION, OR BY BOTH SUCH FINE AND IMPRISONMENT (M.G.L. c140§131).”

 

*IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO ALLOW AMPLE TIME TO RENEW YOUR FIREARMS LICENSE. *