Individuals between the ages of 15 and 18 must have a FID card or FID card restricted to chemical propellant only, to possess self-defense spray. Individuals age 18 and over do not need a license to possess self-defense sprays.
Cost is $25.00 (check or money order made out to “City of Malden”).
Applications are available at Malden PD headquarters or online at http://www.mass.gov/eopss/docs/chsb/firearms/updated-ltc-fid-card-app-revised-05-19-15.pdf. NOTE: Pictures will be taken at time of application; the applicant does not need to provide them.
Complete the application and submit together with proof of Malden residence (utility bill required) to Beverly Smith at Malden PD headquarters.
Hours: Mondays 9am-11am; Tuesdays 1pm-6pm; Wednesdays 9am-11am
For more information contact Beverly Smith at 781-397-7171 x1108 or email