License to Carry & FID Cards

The Records Unit provides the following to Cambridge residents:

License to Carry Firearms or FID Cards: The cost of a LTC/FID is $100.00 and is good for 6 years. If you are a first time applicant you must apply in person during the following hours:

  • Mon: 2PM - 4PM & 5PM - 7PM
  • Tues-Thurs: 2PM - 4PM

FID-Chemical Spray (Pepper Spray): A one-time fee of $25.00 with free renewals every 6 years. If you are a first time applicant you must apply in person during the following hours:

  • Mon: 2PM - 4PM & 5PM - 7PM
  • Tues-Thurs: 2PM - 4PM
  • If you are renewing a LTC or FID Card, you may come in during regular operating hours (see below).
    • 8:30 AM- 8:00 PM (Monday)
    • 8:30 AM- 5:00 PM (Tues-Thurs)
    • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Friday)

For more information please contact the Records Unit at 617-349-3336 or Email.

Please download and complete the following documents (available here) and bring them with you to the Records Unit.

Visiting CPD

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Cambridge Police Department

Robert C. Haas
Commissioner

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125 Sixth Street
Cambridge MA 02142

Phone:617.349.3300