Firearms Licensing

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
Email: firearmslicensing@sherbornpolice.org

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:

  • Completed Commonwealth of Massachusetts Firearms Licensing Application referenced above. Applicants may pick up the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Firearms Licensing Application at the front desk of the Sherborn Police Department 24 hours a day or may download here
  • 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.
  • Completed Commonwealth of Massachusetts Firearms Licensing Application referenced above. Applicants may pick up the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Firearms Licensing Application at the front desk of the Sherborn Police Department 24 hours a day or may download at the following link http://www.mass.gov/eopss/docs/chsb/firearms/firearms-identification-fid...
  • 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:

  • Completed Commonwealth of Massachusetts Firearms licensing Application referenced above. Applicants may pick up the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Firearms Licensing Application at the front desk of the Sherborn Police Department 24 hours a day or may download at the following link http://www.mass.gov/eopss/docs/chsb/firearms/firearms-identification-fid...
  • 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.
  • Completed Commonwealth of Massachusetts Firearms Licensing Application referenced above. Applicants may pick up the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Firearms Licensing Application at the front desk of the Sherborn Police Department 24 hours a day or may download at the following link http://www.mass.gov/eopss/docs/chsb/firearms/firearms-identification-fid...
  • 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.