What are the requirements for obtaining a license to carry firearms?

Issuance of a license to carry firearms is dependent on the following requirements: Applicant must have attained the age of 21 be a U.S. Citizen or proof of naturalization, complete the standard application form and have completed a handgun safety course sanctioned by Massachusetts State Police. A list of these and any other requirements are available at any time from the dispatch office at the Police Department.