Firearms Permits and LTC

PROCEDURE FOR ALL LTC/FID/MACE PERMITS

 

  • 1) Application Fee
    1. a) Pay the application fee at the Hanover Town Hall in the Tax Collector’s office (LTC/FID $100). You will receive two receipts, which you should retain and present during the application processing phase. Applicants over the age of 70 are exempt from paying the fee.

 

  1. b) Application forms are available online at http://www.mass.gov/eopss/docs/chsb/firearms/updated-ltc-fid-card-app-revised-05-19-15.pdf

 

  • 2) Safety Course
    1. a) NEW FIREARMS APPLICANT: You must take a basic firearms safety course before applying. You may use department instructors or your own. If you choose to use a department instructor, utilize the contact list provided below. You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course, which you MUST present a copy of during the application processing phase.
    2. b) RENEWAL FIREARMS APPLICANT: Per the Chief of Police, ALL renewal applicants must take a recertification course prior to applying without exception. You may use department instructors or your own. If you choose to use a department instructor, utilize the contact list provided below. You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course, which you should retain and PRESENT A COPY of during the application processing phase.

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  • 3) Application Processing
  1. a) Once you have completed both steps 1 & 2, come to the Hanover Police Station and ask for a Firearms Officer between 1:30 and 3:00 pm. MAKE SURE YOU BRING YOUR RECIEPTS AND COPY OF YOUR SAFETY CERTIFICATE; otherwise your application will not be processed.Fingerprinting will be conducted for all new firearms applicants.
  2. b) You must be able to present names, addresses & phone numbers of (2) references

 

  1. c) All licenses are sent in the mail to the address given in the application process when they come into the station from the state.

 

For any other questions call 781-826-3231 and request to speak with a firearms officer.

 

FIREARMS LICENSING OFFICERS

 

Officer Kristin Metivier                                    781-826-3231 ext 2050

 

 

FIREARMS SAFETY CERTIFICATION INSTRUCTORS

 

Lieutenant Gregory Nihan                  781-826-3231 ext 2026

Sergeant David Zemotel (renewals only)      781-826-3231 ext 2036

Sergeant Wayne Richards (retired)           781-635-6095