Firearms Licensing

License to Carry Firearms (LTC)/Firearms Identification Card (FID)

License to carry firearms can be issued for the following reasons, with additional restrictions as deemed appropriate by this authority:  all lawful purposes, target, hunting, sport, employment. A license to possess a machine gun will be issued only to a Massachusetts certified firearms instructor or a bona fide collector.

All first time firearms applicants must provide certification that the applicant successfully completed a Basic Firearms Safety Course by a Commonwealth of Massachusetts Basic Firearms Course Instructor or Hunter Education and Firearms Safety Course given by the Massachusetts Department of Fisheries and Wildlife.  The Medway Police Department ONLY accepts this approved Safety Course certificate. All active military or Massachusetts National Guard members are exempt from this requirement with the submission of a military ID.

All applicants seeking a License to Carry Firearms for employment purposes shall on company letterhead submit a signed letter from their employer stating his or her duties and need to carry a firearm. In the event the applicant is terminated or changes employment the License to Carry Firearms shall be revoked. It is the responsibility of the applicant to notify the Licensing Authority of the Medway Police Department upon any change of employment.

Application fee is $100.00 for all new issue and renewals.  Your fee is NON-REFUNDABLE. PERSONAL CHECK, BANK CHECK, MONEY ORDER AND CASH are accepted. Make check Payable to the TOWN OF MEDWAY.  Please bring your check or cash with you at your appointment.  There is no charge for renewals if you are over 70 or more years old.

To apply for a LTC please complete the following steps:

Download the permit application here. After filling in the form click submit at the bottom and it will be e-mailed to us. Use the link above for the application. If you are using the Google Chrome browser, you may need to save a copy of the application first, open it with Adobe Reader, then fill it out and email it to firearms@medwaypolice.com.  Submit button will not work with Chrome browser.  If you have any problems sending it you can print the application and drop it off at the police station prior to your appointment.  YOU WILL SIGN YOUR APPLICATION DURING YOUR APPOINTMENT.

Once you have submitted your application contact the Medway Police Department at (508) 533-3212 and request an appointment with Sergeant Mitchell.  You will need to come into the station for a new photo and fingerprints (fingerprints are for new applications and license upgrades only).

Please bring the following with you when you come in for your appointment:

  • Cash, check or money order for $100 made out to the Town of Medway
  • Safety certificate (if new application).