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FARS Application Procedure for Applicants:
First make sure your address is in the Borough of Red Bank. Your zipcode of 07701 is only for mail delivery and many addresses are in Middletown Township, Shrewsbury Borough, or Fair Haven Borough. You can only make a FARS application to Red Bank if you physically live in Red Bank Borough. Any questions please call us at
Visit the NJSP website https://www.njportal.com/NJSP/Fars
Enter the ORI# for Red Bank Borough NJ0134000
Complete the online application. You will need the email addresses of 2 reputable references.
You MUST appear at the Red Bank Police Department to PAY for your INITIAL FID Card and/or Handgun Purchase Permits. Your application WILL NOT be processed until you have PAID for the FID Card/Handgun Purchase Permit(s). Non-refundable payment is required to be made prior to the completion of the background as per
You will be receiving automated email updates throughout this new process.
Once your application is complete, a department representative will contact you to retrieve your FID card and/or handgun purchase permit documents.
Please advise your references that the FARS system will email them the reference questions to be answered.
The on-line application is applicant driven. Please ensure that you have entered the best phone numbers for yourself and references as well as the best email addresses for yourself and references.
Mail payment to:
Borough of Red Bank-Tax Collector
90 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701
If you use your bank’s on-line payment feature, be aware that a check is produced by your institution and mailed to us. Give allow 7-10 days for this process.
Once the tax sale process has begun, only cash, certified checks, or money orders will be accepted.
If you require a receipt, please send the entire bill back with your payment, along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Your bill will be receipted and returned to you.
Online payments will be accepted for tax and utility using your checking /savings accounts, debit cards or credit cards. The fees associated with using this feature do not go to the Borough; they are paid to the site provider. If you are listed for tax sale, you may not use this system after the 50th day preceding the tax sale date. (NJSA 5:30-9.2)
All requests to change a mailing address or mortgage provider must be in writing. Please call and ask for the form, or download the form from our website using the link provided below. If you are escrowing for taxes with a mortgage company, we need an Initial Authorization form from the mortgage company. This form, when signed by you, authorizes us to send your tax bill to the mortgage company. If you have paid off your mortgage, and are now making payments directly to the Borough, we need a signed, written notice to stop sending the original bills to the mortgage company.
AT NO TIME SHOULD YOU APPROACH THE LIEN HOLDER.
The request must include the date that you anticipate making payment and a statement of your legal interest in the property. You may be required to provide proof of identity - NJ Tax Sale Law only allows ‘interested parties’ the right to redeem.For the purpose of lien redemptions, accepted forms of payment are cash, certified check, or money order. The Collector will notify the Lien Holder that payment has been received, and request the lien certificate from the holder. This certificate will be forwarded to you.