Firearms Licensing Information

FIREARMS LICENSING CHECKLIST

**All Licenses Done By Appointment Only**

**NEW LTC APPLICANTS ONLY**

  • You must have completed a basic firearms safety course taught by a State Certified Instructor.  Certificate copy must accompany application.
  • You must supply three (3) letters of reference, addressed to the Chief of Police (Keith D. MacPherson – 155 Lexington St. Waltham, MA 02452).These letters must be typed and include the writer’s name, address, date of birth, signature and valid phone number.(Reference letters cannot be from family members).
  • A letter addressed to the Chief of Police outlining the reasons why you want an LTC.

 

**NEW FID APPLICANTS**

  • You must have completed a basic firearms safety course taught by a State Certified Instructor or a Hunters Safety Education Course.Certificate copy must accompany application.

 

**ALL APPLIANTS AND RENEWALS**

 

  • A copy of a Massachusetts driver’s license (must have a Waltham address).
  • must also enclose a copy (front and back) of current LTC/FID card.
  • $100.00 Fee - No personal checks or cash must be a Money Order or Bank Check made out to the "City of Waltham". 
  • LTC/FID renewal for applicants 70 years of age or older are free.

 

All completed applications must be returned to the Waltham Police Department – Community Services Division Monday – Friday between the hours of 7:30am to 3:30pm (Wednesdays until 7:00pm).Please leave a cell phone and/or email address on form.

After reviewing the application, you will be contacted by the firearms licensing officer.

 

FIREARMS LICENSING

Officer Michael Palmer

781-314-3529

 

 
FIREARMS SERVICES
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 Firearms Identification (FID) Card Or License To Carry Firearms (LTC) Application