New Jersey Gun Laws
Open Carry: Open carry allowed only with permit Duty to Notify Law Enforcement: Only when asked by the officer State Parks: Firearms possession or use is prohibited Restaurants Serving Alcohol: No restriction Firearms at Colleges: Concealed guns on campus prohibited by law. Firearms at K-12 Schools: Prohibited Magazine Capacity Limitations: Magazines with a capacity greater than 15 rounds are illegal Suppressor Ownership: Prohibited Vehicle Possession by Non-Permitees: Firearms may not be carried in a vehicle w/o a purchaser ID card or NJ carry permit Firearm Law Uniformity: None Permit Training Requirements: Applicant must prove competence. Documentation of training will be required but specifics aren't clear. Permit Issuing Authority: Chief police officer May/Shall Issue: May Issue State Website: link Length of Permit Validity: Permit Application Process: Contact your local chief police officer / sheriff and ask about their process Non-Resident Permits: Non-residents must apply to the NJ State Police station nearest their geographic location. Places Off Limits: (1) Any person who knowingly has in his possession any firearm in or upon any part of the buildings or
grounds of any school, college, university or other educational institution, without the written authorization
of the governing officer of the institution, is guilty of a crime of the third degree, irrespective of whether he
possesses a valid permit to carry the firearm or a valid firearms purchaser identification card
(a) No person, including the security department members, shall possess or be permitted to possess any
pistol or firearm within a casino or casino simulcasting facility without the express written approval of the
Division provided that employees and agents of the Division may possess such pistols or firearms at the
discretion of the director of the Division. At the request of the casino licensee's security department and upon
its notification to the State Police, a law enforcement officer may, in an emergency situation, enter a casino
or casino simulcasting facility with a firearm
Resident Permit Reciprocity:
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