How do I obtain a pistol/revolver license?
RSA 159:6 authorizes the Chief of Police of the Bedford Police Department to issue a resident of the Town of Bedford, upon completed application, a license to carry a pistol or revolver in NH. Applications may be obtained in the lobby of the BPD or a printable application can be found and downloaded from the BPD webpage via the FORMS tab. From there click Forms/Fees and then you will see the list of forms available to print. (It's labeled: NH Resident Pistol Revolver License Mar2017)

A $10.00 fee must be paid when picking up your license. It will take approximately 14 days to process your application. You will need a picture ID (and/or proof of residency) when you pick up your license. No one else can obtain your license for you. When issued, the license will be valid for a period of not less than five years and may be renewed during the license holder’s birth month.
As of February, 2017, the license became voluntary for qualified persons to carry concealed within the State of New Hampshire with certain specific limitations. More details can be found here:Pistol Licenses page.

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1. How do I obtain a pistol/revolver license?
2. Do I have to register my firearms with the police?
3. What does the "Brady Law" require?
4. How far away from my house do I need to be in order to shoot my guns?
5. How do I have fingerprints taken?
6. Do I have to register my alarm system with the police?
7. Who do I see to pick-up evidence or other property the police are holding?
8. How are Police Reports obtained, and how much do they cost?
9. How do I obtain a Domestic Violence Petition (DVP)/Restraining Order?
10. How is the protective order served?
11. What happens if an address is not available for Domestic Violence Petition service?
12. What do I do once a Domestic Violence Petition has been served?
13. What if the Domestic Violence Petition is not served prior to the court date?
14. Can the police department check my vacant property while I am away?
15. Can I request information under the Freedom of Information Act?
16. Is there a Winter Parking Ban?
17. How do I know if I need to hire a police detail officer?
18. How do I go about hiring a police detail officer?
19. How much notice is required to hire a detail officer?
20. What is the cost to hire a detail officer?
21. How do I cancel a detail officer?
22. Are there any considerations for residents with special needs?
23. What do I do if I have been given a Bad Check?
24. What do I do if I am a victim of Identity Theft?
25. How do I follow up on the status of my open case?
26. How do I follow up on the status of my case that is awaiting prosecution?
27. I'd like to have a Block Party. What do I need to know?
28. What are the fees for reports, fingerprints, etc?
29. How do I dispose of prescription medicine or sharps (needles)?