Springfield Police Department Clerk's Office

130 Pearl Street
Springfield, MA 01105
Phone: (413) 787-6310
Fax: (413) 787-6519
Staff Liaison: Christine Wheble, Office Manager

Office Hours

Permits and license applications are accepted by USPS mail. If you are required to have a photograph and/or fingerprints taken, an appointment must be made.

Applications for new Firearms Licenses (FID/LTC) are by appointment.

Accident, Crash, and Incident reports will be delivered by USPS mail, email, or Fax.

If it is necessary for you to visit the Clerk’s Office, please make an appointment.

CORI requests and Hawker Peddler background checks and applications are accepted by USPS mail.
For both CORI requests and Hawker Peddler applications, include a photocopy of both the front and back of your driver’s license or state ID card.

Fingerprints and Photos

Fingerprints and photographs can be obtained by appointment.

For all other permits and licenses, please contact the SPD Clerk’s Office by telephone, (413) 787-6310, or by email,

Permits and Reports Issued by the Clerks’ Office

  • Accident or Crash Report
  • Auctioneers License
  • CORI (Background Check)
  • Door-to-Door Solicitation
  • Firearms (FID) Card
  • License to Carry Firearms (LTC)
  • Fortune Teller License
  • Holiday Opening Permit
  • Ice Cream Vendor
  • Incident Reports
  • Ninety (90) Day Permits
  • Pawnbroker License
  • Second Hand Dealer License (Antiques)
  • Second Hand Dealer License (All Others)

Applicable Local, State, Federal Statutes

M.G.L. Chapter 140, Sections 121-136