Firearms Licensing Unit

Important Notice

Secure your firearms in a safe place and make sure they are locked with an approved locking system.

Pistol Permits and FID Applications are issued by appointment only. The procedure is as follows:

  1. Complete a Firearms/FID card application.
  2. Mail completed Application to Methuen Police Department Firearms Licensing Office, 90 Hampshire Street, Methuen, Massachusetts 01844.
  3. The Firearms Licensing Office will contact applicants and schedule an appointment time.

Applicants must have the following:

  1. Completed application (Application can be accessed in PDF format below)
  2. Fees: FID Firearms - $100, License to Carry Firearms Class A - $100 Check or money order made out to the “City of Methuen”
  3. Massachusetts State Police Basic Firearms Safety Course Certificate (First-time applicant only)

Please note: Photos are not needed.