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Official Webpage of the
Town of Sherborn

Town Hall
19 Washington Street
Sherborn, MA 01770
Phone & Fax Numbers
Firearms

Firearms Licensing Application Procedure:

After satisfying the below requirements for the type of license you are applying for, please contact the Firearms Licensing Office to arrange for an appointment to process your application:

       Firearms Licensing  
Phone: 508-653-2424

The Firearms Licensing Officer will contact you about arranging a time to come to the Sherborn Police station and process your application. Please plan on spending at least thirty minutes at the station for photographs and fingerprints where applicable. *Note*Appointments are subject to last minute
cancellation due to emergency call prioritization. Please call the front desk @ 508-653-2424 approximately 15 minutes prior to arriving at the station to confirm.



Requirements

License to Carry Applicants: New Issue:




  • Applicants for firearms licensing must be residents of Sherborn or own a business in Sherborn.
  • Applicants must submit the following photocopies:
  • Birth Certificate or Citizenship Papers (whichever applies)
  • MA Drivers License or ID card with current address on front
  • License to Carry applicants for Class A or Class B or Class E (License to Possess a Machine Gun) must be twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • First time applicants must provide a copy of an approved Firearms Safety Certificate with the application.
  • APPLICATI ON FEES: License to Carry Class A and Class B and Class E (Machine Gun License) are
$100. Payable by check only and made out to: Town of Sherborn. Cash or credit cards are not accepted.  Note: The application fee is non-refundable.
  • All applicants will be reviewed and evaluated by licensing authority.
  • If requested for employment purposes, a letter from employer on company letterhead requesting issuance and reason for request must accompany the application.




Renewals:

  • Renewal applicants are eligible to submit their application within 90 days of the expiration of their current license.
  • APPLICATI ON FEES: License to Carry Class A and Class B and Class E (Machine Gun License) are
$100. Payable by check only and made out to: Town of Sherborn. Cash or credit cards are not accepted. Applicants over the age of seventy (70) have NO FEE for Class A and Class B license applications. Note: The application fee is non-refundable.
  • All applicants will be reviewed and evaluated by licensing authority.
  • If requested for employment purposes, a letter from employer on company letterhead requesting issuance and reason for request must accompany the application.
Firearms Identification Card Applicants: New Issue:



  • Applicants for firearms licensing must be residents of Sherborn or own a business in Sherborn.
  • Applicants must submit the following photocopies:
  • Birth Certificate or Citizenship Papers (whichever applies)
  • MA Drivers License or ID card with current address on front
·      Firearms Identification Card applicants must be at least fifteen (15) years of age. Applicants between the ages of fifteen and eighteen must provide a letter granting permission from a parent or legal guardian.

  • First time applicants for Firearms Identification Card (Class C) must provide a copy of an approved Firearms Safety Certificate with the application. *Note: Applicants for a Firearms
Identification Card Class D (Restricted-Mace and Pepper Spray Only) do not need a safety course. *
  • APPLICATI ON FEES: Firearms Identification Card Class C is $100 and Class D (Restricted Spray Only) is $25.Payable by check only and made out to: Town of Sherborn. Cash or credit cards are not accepted. Note: The application fee is non-refundable.
  • All applicants will be reviewed and evaluated by licensing   authority.
  • If requested for employment purposes, a letter from employer on company letterhead requesting issuance and reason for request must accompany the application.
Renewals:

  • Renewal applicants are eligible to submit their application within 90 days of the expiration of their current license.
  • APPLICATION FEES: Firearms Identification Card Class C is $100 and Class D (Restricted Mace and Pepper Spray Only) is $25.Payable by check only and made out to: Town of Sherborn. Cash or credit cards are not accepted. Applicants over the age of seventy (70) have NO FEE for Class A and Class B license applications. Note: The application fee is non-refundable.
  • All applicants will be reviewed and evaluated by licensing authority.
  • If requested for employment purposes, a letter from employer on company letterhead requesting issuance and reason for request must accompany the application.