nope, just fill out the "seller" portion of the pistol permit and mail to the address on the permit... from http://www.nj.gov/njsp/faq.html - A Permit to Purchase a Handgun must be completed on each handgun transferred in this state. It is the responsibility of the seller of the handgun to ascertain that the buyer has a valid Permit to Purchase a Handgun and one additional form of identification. The permit must be completed by the seller and buyer. It is the responsibility of the seller to forward the copies to the appropriate authority. Instructions are printed on the permit.a handgun must go through an FFL, no?