How to apply for a firearm, shotgun or explosives certificate
We are temporarily unable to process any new applications for the grant of shotgun, firearms or explosives certificates. This is due to the restrictions placed upon us as a result of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic. Renewal applications are currently still being processed. We’ve stopped routinely visiting certificate holders for renewal applications until further notice. Please contact us online if you have any questions.
Find out below how to apply for or renew a firearm, shotgun or explosives certificate. Whether you’re a firearm owner, firearm dealer, shooting club member or planning to travel with firearms, answer a few quick questions and we’ll guide you to the right form and everything you need to complete it.