Licensing Bureau

The Licensing Bureau is in the Records Department located in the lobby of the police station. License to Carry and Hackney applications may be dropped off at any time.  Alcohol Management IDs, Fingerprinting, and Sex Offender inquiries are performed by appointment only. 

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  

Applications for these licenses may be obtained on the forms & applications page.

The Licensing Bureau also works with the city in overseeing licenses for establishments to serve alcohol. 

The Licensing Bureau oversees Framingham Police related tow services. 


Licenses that are issued by the department are

  • Firearms Dealer Licenses
  • Firearms Identification Cards
  • Firearms License to Carry
  • Hackney (Taxi) Driver Licenses
  • Hawkers and Peddlers Licenses
  • Alcohol Management ID

Firearms Licensing 

Firearms Licensing Information 

Sex Offenders

The Licensing Bureau is also responsible for the registering of all persons that fall under the Sexual Offenders Laws, as well as the dissemination of information regarding this law.

For questions regarding licensing and the Sex Offenders Registry please feel free to contact the Licensing Bureau.