For Renewals:

Applicants will complete an online criminal background check 212A. Once completing, the applicant will receive a confirmation number. This number is to be written on the ABC Renewal application. No application will be accepted without this number. The link for the 212A form can be found here.

ABC Applications will be filled out utilizing the website and printed out. These applications will then be collected by a designee representing your establishment. Establishment or designee must then call the ABC office (201-858-6939) to make appointment to drop off completed applications. Once applications are processed you will receive a call to come pick them up.

When establishment designee comes to drop off completed packet of applications to be processed, please include payment for all renewal applications. Payment must be in the form of Money Order only, made payable to The City of Bayonne. (1) Money Order per establishment for all Renewal cards is preferred. Each Renewal ABC card has a fee of $30.00.

Please Do Not include new employee applications during this process.

New Applicants: Call (201-858-6939) to make an appointment to obtain paperwork.

A.B.C. & Firearms Licensing Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday - 9 AM to 4 PM
Wednesdays - 9 AM to 8 PM

All other dates and times are by appointment only.
Please call our main number at 201-858-6939 to schedule an appointment.

Obtaining or Renewing an A.B.C. Work Permit

In order to apply for or renew an existing A.B.C. work permit you will need to complete an application.  The application is available by clicking on the link below.

Download the ABC Work Permit Application (Initial & Renewals)

Bayonne Police Criminal History Application Process

Please complete the form online, print and return it in person to the

Bayonne Police Department's ABC/Licensing Office 
630 Avenue C, Bayonne, NJ 07002

 A.B.C. Work Permit  Fees:

Initial Application - $50.00 Money Order made payable to the City of Bayonne.  Initial applications require applicants to be fingerprinted.  You must obtain the fingerprint form in the ABC office above.

     Renewal Application - $30.00 Money Order made payable to the City of Bayonne.

     Renewals require the Bayonne Police Criminal History Application Process to be completed.

Effective immediately ABC Work Permit applications will only be accepted typed or filled out and printed from a computer.  No handwritten applications will be accepted

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