FID Requirements

  • MUST be at least 15 years old to apply; however, those under 18 years old MUST present a letter of permission from their parent or guardian and be accompanied by the parent or guardian during the application process;
  • MUST have completed a Certified Firearms Safety or Hunters Safety Course and have the certificate with them during the application process;
  • MUST be legally qualified;
  • MUST provide two references at the time of application;
  • MUST complete an application and applicant acknowledgement form.
  • Application/Renewal Fee: $100, Under 18: $25, Over 70: FREE


​LTC Requirements

  • Must be 21 years of age to apply for any license to carry
  • MUST have completed a Certified Firearms Safety or Hunters Safety Course and have the certificate with them during the application process;
  • MUST be legally qualified;
  • MUST provide two references at the time of application;
  • MUST complete an application and applicant acknowledgement form.
  • Application/Renewal Fee: $100, Over 70: FREE

Please contact Sergeant James Czyryca with any Firearms related questions.


Legal References

Application Hours

Due to COVID-19, all applications are currently being processed by mail, with follow-up appointments scheduled by the Firearms Licensing Supervisor.  Please see the process to the left or call
508-759-4451 with any questions.

Required Forms

Town of Bourne Resident Application Form

Application Disqualifier Acknowledgement Form


Cost:

LTC/FID:  $100 (Over 70 - FREE)
FID (Under 18):  $25

MUST BE IN THE FORM OF CHECK OR MONEY ORDER PAYABLE TO "TOWN OF BOURNE"


Contacts:

Sergeant James Czyryca
508-759-4420

Overview

Massachusetts requires the issuance of a License To Carry or Firearms Identification Card to purchase or possess most forms of ammunition and firearms.  A Firearms Identification Card is required for citizens to purchase and possess propellant spray.  Most LTC/FID cards must be renewed every six years and the state/department issuing the license MUST be notified of any address changes during that period.


Application/Renewal Process

All new applications and renewals must be initiated by mailing in the application available here .  A check or money order for the appropriate amount made payable to "TOWN OF BOURNE" must accompany the application.  You will be contacted to set up a follow-up appointment.  IF RENEWING, PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION MORE THAN 30 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR EXPIRATION.  Renewals must have the affidavit completed and signed.

Firearms Licensing and Laws

BOURNE POLICE DEPARTMENT

EMERGENCY:  DIAL 911

BUSINESS:  508-759-4420