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Applicants can stop by the Wellesley Police Department at their convenience to apply, typically each shift has at least one officer trained in the MIRCS firearms licensing program. However, in the case that no officers are available to process your application you may be asked to come back at a later time. It is not necessary to complete an application prior to applying at the station, however you may download an application worksheet (PDF) to use as a rough draft. An online application must be completed at the station.
Same material as listed in the application requirements section of the Firearms Licensing page except for the Massachusetts State Police (MSP) certified safety course certificate and fingerprints.
Older style, expired licenses which do not end in “A” or “B” require fingerprints and a new safety course class must be completed.
Renewals issued from jurisdictions outside of Wellesley must supply a valid copy of the firearms training certificate.
The same requirements as listed for license to carry (LTC) listed in the application requirements section on the Firearms Licensing page except:
Yes, you must complete the “Change of Address Notification Form” and follow its instructions. You must notify the following agencies within 30 days:
You can email Sergent Jeffrey Renzella of the Firearms Licensing Unit call him at 781-235-1212, ext. 5261.
Further information about firearms laws is available on the Massachusetts government website.