N.J. Admin. Code § 13:54-3.13 - Requirements for sale of a handgun or receiver

(a) Every purchaser, other than a licensed or registered retail or wholesale dealer or manufacturer, or law enforcement agency as provided in this chapter, shall present a valid permit to purchase a handgun to the dealer, who shall confirm the identity of the purchaser. A permit is valid for the purchase of one handgun or receiver. The dealer shall adhere to the following procedures:
1. Complete and keep a form of register, which is part of the permit to purchase a handgun (designated SP-671) for each handgun sold and obtain the information sought by the form of register and obtain the signature and address of the purchaser in the purchaser's own handwriting;
2. Complete in a legible manner the permit to purchase a handgun in the space provided on the form;
3. Deliver the handgun unloaded and securely wrapped;
4. Forward the permit to purchase a handgun and form of register copies to the respective individuals, as noted on the forms, within five days of the date of sale. If the issuing authority is the State Police, both the original and the second copy of the permit to purchase and the form of register are to be forwarded to the State Police;
5. Retain the form of register and make it available for inspection by any law enforcement officer at reasonable hours; and
6. In addition to complying with the other requirements of this chapter, the retail dealer shall, prior to completing the sale or transfer of a handgun or frame, initiate a NICS check with the Division of State Police as defined in 27 CFR 478.11, which is incorporated by reference herein, as may be amended and supplemented.


N.J. Admin. Code § 13:54-3.13
Amended by47 N.J.R. 1328(a), effective 6/15/2015

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