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New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, firearms ownership and related topics in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. You should be good to go for the re-application as long as you’re not a disqualified person based on your background. Just keep in mind it will certainly restrict you to only non-large capacity rifles and shotguns. Hi there! Is that correct? Decide that you want to exercise your second amendment rights for (insert personal reason here), Select a Basic Firearms Safety Course from the instructor of your choice, Stand by to stand by for your background to clear, Massachusetts Gun Laws surrounding transportation and storage, You have been convicted of any misdemeanor domestic violence charges, Being the subject of a restraining order in ANY state, Having been deemed to be “mentally defective” (i.e. It will show up when they run a background check on you through the NICS system. If it wasn’t a guilty, you have some chance, but it will be tough. My opinion on this would be for him to apply for an out-of-state license, rather than try for an actual resident license. Thanks. Depends on what you consider a lot of money I guess. Thank you for your time. Hi! You will likely run into trouble regarding the DUI charge. However, my friend who also lives in Boston got his first-ever LTC issued with no restrictions two weeks ago. Should be applying at police station no one there to help lol any help would be great in which direction I should be head. Beginning August 1st, 2009, all new and renewal non-resident temporary licenses to carry firearms (LTC) in Massachusetts will be issued through the Massachusetts … Will I be disqualified? unrestricted ltc massachusetts, Series IV is an alphabetical subject file relating to the Southeastern New England Long Term Care Gerontology Center, circa 1979-1982. That’s a big gray area that’s happening with the COVID restrictions these-days. Respectfully, New LTC applicants must be 21 years of age or older to obtain a permit. I’ve been their for 11 years The application process is by appointment only and mine is Dec 28th. So what do I do now I never had any record at all in my life I keep to myself and there’s no reason whatsoever to keep it from me but they are and I don’t know what to do. Hello Richard. Hi Rob, FWIW, it’s unlikely his college would allow him to store or carry on campus grounds. In this case, your best bet would be to contact your local police department and speak to either the chief or the officer processing firearms license applications. She called me a wimp. https://www.northeastshooters.com/xen/threads/guide-to-gun-rights-in-your-massachusetts-town.8703/. I was wondering if there is an updated Red Green Town list? At the very least you will learn the following: *Depends on your instructor and the class you are taking. Applicants applying for an unrestricted LTC for employment purposes must have a letter from their employer stating the nature of the business and the requirement need for employment. My wife and I have taken a few of your classes and really enjoyed them. Do I assume that unrestricted means all of these categories? State law doesn’t prohibit someone from getting licenses while holding a medical marijuana card. You should be able to present a DD-214 form as “proof of training” to your local police department so that you can obtain the LTC. We have a mutual friend in BPD who advised us on what to submit but didn’t actually pull any strings for us to my knowledge. I am renewing a Massachusetts firearms identification (FID) card or license to carry (LTC) firearms. I never proceeded to finish the application process…Is my course completion still valid at this time 3/2020 to apply for my LTC? I understand that if you already have an unrestricted ltc outside of Boston, your renewal in Boston will be unrestricted as well. We use the list at this site: https://www.northeastshooters.com/xen/threads/guide-to-gun-rights-in-your-massachusetts-town.8703/. Good luck. Will I still have to take the safety course? If you did, then you have to disclose that on the license application. ( ) CITIZENSHIP: Citizens born in the United States are required to bring either Birth Certificate and, or US Passport to prove citizenship. I took LTC course August 2019. Since you are active you can use your DD-214 to apply in Chicopee. I am not on any prescription medications and don’t have any medical/health issues, except for hearing loss, which is corrected with hearing aids. An LTC applicant must list a rationale (target and hunting, sporting, employment or unrestricted) for needing a weapon -- an egregious request for many gun owners. Do we have an updated green/red town listing. A state prosecutor), or those who have government connections. So what do I do now I never had any record at all in my life I keep to myself and there’s no reason whatsoever to keep it from me but they are and I don’t know what to do. you spend some involuntary time in a psychiatric ward and have mental health issues), You were discharged from the military under other than honorable conditions (OTH, Bad Conduct Discharge, Dishonorably Discharged, etc), There is an arrest warrant for you in any state (I have actually seen folks with warrants show up for a gun license appointment… don’t be that guy/gal). Since this is updated by users, it’s not 100% but there’s nothing more official so it’s the best we have. How long should you give the state of Massachusetts before you call about the status of your license application? you live in a green town. I have people I can ask, but I just want to be able to give them an idea what might be best to say in them. My intent here is to explain to you the Massachusetts License to Carry process in simple, easy to understand, devoid of bovine excrement terms that will help you along the path of becoming a gun owner in Massachusetts. I recently did a CORI check on myself and there was no records to be found. I am an active duty service member currently stationed in Chicopee. Unfortunately any felony conviction is an automatic disqualification from licensing. The certificate should still be good even if the class was in 2018. Thanks. 2. Ok I applied for my ltc and I was going to go into the army and I put down that I was going to go but never went well I called my town hall and the place I went when I was going to go and they said there is no history at all on me so I never swore into the army and I made the mistake of telling the local pd and they want a letter from the military saying I never went so when I called the vets office they told me to have them call and verify that I never went so I went back to the pd and told them and they keep telling me I need paperwork that doesn’t exist. What would be the best reason to Does anyone have examples of valid reasons to carry other than "all lawful purposes"?. I have had a large capacity, LTC for six and a half years now, as a resident of Acushnet. Thanks. If you want to discuss this in further detail, I recommend contacting our Director of Training, James Wise at james@tacdynamics.com. She can’t wait for the next rally in Boston to kick some butt. Mass permits are easy enough to get and are basically shall issue if you write a good song and dance. Where an LTC is denied, or where an applicant applies for an unrestricted LTC and is issued a restricted LTC, reasons for such decision shall be provided to the applicant. Even if you do not intend on carrying a firearm, don’t hold yourself back. You should ask for better clarification on the reasoning behind the 100 days. Thanks. I had surgery a few years back and my doctor prescribed Tramadol. This is very upsetting to me. When i filled out the app, on the question about arrests i answered no because “to the best of my knowledge” i believed i was able to say no. Unless you have a very dangerous job or are threatened with violence on a daily basis, your chances of unrestricted the first time around are almost nonexistent! 2. She says she needs one year without her Medical Card and she is clear. Were they “Large” cash deposits? Did he say why you needed to wait 100 days? If you put down competition, or hunting, they restrict the license for those purposes only. Altogether I know 5 people now in Boston with unrestricted’s including myself. Some Massachusetts Police Chiefs require such training to qualify for issuance of an Unrestricted LTC. Somebody will say the wrong thing to her some day then it’s too late. Can i reapply? You are considered to be a “non-suitable person” by your local police department…. I was arrest twice for a/b over 20 years ago for try to stop my wife when she turn violent after a patty with friend, I dint hit her or fitting never convicted of any crime..do that record put me on the no-no list ? I am finding it difficult to know what Boston licensing officers are concerned with primarily when deciding whether to issue a license with or without restrictions. It was a situational incident and was resolved rather quickly. This is a requirement by law. I don’t want to make a mistake in my answer! The job will be located in Natick, MA. I am relocating to the area (from a state where I currently have a CCW permit) for a job. It’s much more involved than an employment background check. I have a copy of the CORI report showing the dismissal. I was a security officer for 10 years after high school. Leave it to our Commonwealth to make the Massachusetts License to Carry process a complicated and confusing mess. Hi! Any information about Which towns are green versus red would be greatly appreciated. Hello. Is this legal to refuse to do the steps needed for me to get a gun. I heard Foxborough changed from red to green? Lyn. As long as you approach them reasonably, they should work with you. Hello, I was wondering if you have your record sealed for a felony do you have a chance at getting your LTC, thank you. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. This person #1 smokes Marijuana 24/7 365. OR B. Unless I'm moving for some other reason. You’d be best to contact your local PD to see if they’ll accept the certificate. At the time we were living in Westford, MA and the LTC process was not an easy one. In fact, if it’s a public university, it is illegal to have a firearm on school grounds. So if she did end up receiving her license, and went to a gun store and filled out this form answering NO to the above question, then she’d be breaking federal law. The charge was dismissed with a disposition of non conviction after my wife spoke with the DA and explained that it was just an argument. Here’s a link to the list that we use. One of the questions that you will have to answer will be if you have EVER been arrested ANYWHERE. Thanks I believe legally I can put that there was no previous arrest but I’m unsure how to move forward. If you are filling out the application, it is always best to go for the unrestricted license. I know one to be Tramadol 4 times a day. You need to disclose this arrest on the application where it asks if you’ve every appeared as a defendant in a criminal case. Other good reasons might include that you work with large sums of money or expensive equipment, you are in-and-out of high-crime areas frequently, you live in a high-crime area, etc. I took one and I thought I drank 4 beers. (Firearm(s) reported lost or stolen since previous issuance of LTC or FID card) 1. If i’m denied again is there some kind of procedure for me to defend my character and speak to my past? I’m moving back to Mass ASAP. It costs the same as the FID card. Is there any way to somehow get my LTC back. But, the smoking doesn’t stop. I have some minor arrest..but im 53 and this all happened in my 20s nothing to disqualify me but i have no idea what and when all this happens..its been 25 30 years ago what do i do? Hello. Hi I have my interview for my LTC this Saturday and Tips? Cookies help us deliver our Services. I would have your lawyer go through the paperwork and make sure it is being filled out correctly. He said wait 100 days. In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 140 § 131(a) & (b), issuing of LTCs is also “subject to such restrictions relative to the possession, use or carrying of firearms as the licensing authority deems proper.” An LTC costs $100.00 and is valid for 6 years. Road rage is her Forte. You’ll apply in whatever town you currently reside in, regardless of what it says on your license. Do you know a recent list of “green” towns or a few towns near Natick that I could live and qualify for an LTC for personal protection? I don’t know that he could even obtain a MA driver’s license since he’s not a MA resident. My town requires 2 letters of recommendation. When applying for an LTC Ma or an FID card, you will first need to complete a gun safety course. Altogether I know 5 people now in Boston with unrestricted’s including myself. So… without further ado… here is my breakdown on how to get your license to carry in Massachusetts: The down and dirty version of how to get your license to carry is as follows: There are over twenty different options to choose from when considering your Basic Firearms Safety Course… some of which will help you get your license to carry, and others will only allow you to apply for your firearms identification card. It’s simple. I understand receiving an LTC-A Unrestricted in Boston is highly unlikely but is issued sometimes. Hello. Thanks. To become a CO you need to obtain a LTC. Hi there, She just let her Medical Marijuana Card expire in an effort to beat the system as explained to me to get a gun license. He did the same thing I did. MASSACHUSETTS FIREARMS LICENSING INFORMATION: Renewal: By mail. I just got my restriction lifted last week after sending my business license, bank statements that show I make cash deposits, and a letter explaining why I felt the need to carry. I’m currently a FL resident, and have my concealed carry permit for the state. I have not lost one or more firearms or had any firearms stolen since the renewal or issuance of my last FID card or LTC. Massachusetts Drivers License and/or Massachusetts Identification Card. Hello. Send it in to the Firearms Record Bureau and wait to receive notification of your appointment being scheduled 4. I currently live in Worcester and was thinking about applying again because my wife and I really enjoy it and want to join a club/range. If you want to involve a lawyer, you can, but I cannot tell you if it is necessary at this point. Otherwise, you may be required to take a MA Gun Safety Course like the one offered on our site. I have a question about a specific felony where I was not incarcerated but got probation and plead guilty. Even success stories on appeal would be a good place to start, if anyone can provide that. Now in my defense, I was an ahole back then and the company I kept was not a good influence on me. I am looking into buying a home in another town on the south coast but I am concerned about running into a town that is opposed to carrying. Is it likely I’ll take the time get the training but still not get it? But, if she is let loose in the streets with a gun, eventually lives will be altered that could have been easily avoided. It was the 1 and only time I was arrested,. Since you will basically be applying for a fresh license, the fact that you used to have an FID won’t mean much. The only thing I can recommend is keep attempting to contact the PD. Good luck. However, they might not have any answer for you since once it leaves there it does go up to the state and then back. Thanks. Hello. I am a nurse by trade, who graduated at the top of my class. I was shocked when he told me that he got one. I have an FID in New Jersey and would like to go shooting in Ma when I come up. We shoot REAL guns in all of our classes… NOT simulators. 2 I have an Drunk Driving charge in 1993 California will that charge prevent me from obtaining a LTC? See below for licensing fees. Good morning. I hope this helps you with your predicament. I got my LTC in Springfield, MA which is apparently “RED”. You can either ask them to run a check before you apply, or contact the courthouse that this took place in and request a copy of the paperwork. However, my friend who also lives in Boston got his first-ever LTC issued with no restrictions two weeks ago. If you go to buy a firearm from the store and answer incorrectly to the marijuana question on the transfer form, you’d be breaking federal law. That question isn’t on the actual firearms licensing question. I would appreciate your opinion on that issue. I have taken the basic safety class and I am very eager to get my license. (Lowell Revere ,Springfield and other cities) Our course has real live shooting drills and tactics .it is not a lecture theory class. So check first and go from there. The vast majority of the rest of the free world United States has far less restrictive laws and processes in place to ensure the protection of their citizens’ constitutional rights but it is what it is when it comes to Massachusetts Ron. These reasons will only work if they apply for you, or course. Thank you If it were to come up for any reason, I would just say that you had an incident 25 years ago, sought treatment of your own accord, and have been well since. He might mean that it could take 100 days for the license to come back and you can come to get it. Massachusetts gun laws operate on a "May Issue" policy leaving it to the discretion of the issuing officer as to wether or not a license to carry (LTC) will be issued. What are the steps for a Non-Resident Application? It is actually illegal for you to even touch a firearm with the guilty conviction on your record. Hello Patty. Will I need to replace my driver’s license with a new address or simply use my current one with the new address written in the back? Hope this helps and thank you for your service! I just took my gun safety course. But if you aren’t truthful on the application, they can deny you the license because of it. regarding my record. If your looking for the real deal this is it. I want to get a concealed carry so called the SPD and asked what I needed to do. If it was a guilty conviction though, you won’t get able to get a MA LTC. They will still see the case when they run your background, even with a sealed record. If your looking for the real deal this is it. I was a former Police Officer on 2 Departments and always had a Class A Large Capacity LTC. Nothing changes. We cover in the class and the guide above how to deal with that stuff so make sure you opt in for the guide! That is the disqualification criteria, not that you only served probation. If you haven’t had any communication in a month or so, it’s worth a call to the police department you applied with. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. I was denied and am now well over the 90 days. OR B. You can use something like: “I am a law abiding citizen and desire to carry a firearm for personal protection.” Pretty reasonable reason, plus it says up front that you are looking for an unrestricted license. It’s dependent upon the town as to how long things will take. LTC-FID Application Revised May 2015 Page 1 of 4 THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY Department of Criminal Justice Information Services 200 Arlington Street, Suite 2200, Chelsea, MA 02150 MA doesn’t hold a history of mental illness against you unless treatment was involuntary, i.e. Thank you. If it’s different, you may want to ask the Police Department you are applying with if they’ll need proof of your address when you apply. Hello Rob, He recently submitted his completed paperwork to the local MA PD for processing. Send check and application to 22 North Street, Ware, MA. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. The classes that we offer are either LTC-007 or LTC-017 depending on who is teaching the class as we have instructors who are certified by the MA State Police for either. As long as the instructor credentials are still valid on the actual cert, the PD shouldn’t have any issue with it. The beauty of this post is you are getting information directly from me… a full time police officer. J R. Hello. What used to be called LTC Class A. is the only type of LTC offered - this is what I thought. My city in MA requires 2 reference letters to go along with my LTC application. 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