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Application for the grant or renewal of a firearm and/or shotgun certificate

To apply for, or renew a firearms/shotgun licence, use this form.

Make sure you read the guidance notes in full before starting an application.

For further information, go to the Apply or Renew a Firearms Licence page or view the Firearms Certificate Costs.

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To fill in this form

You will need:

  • Details of any firearms / shotguns currently in your possession
    • including serial numbers
  • Details of your Referee/s
    • including full name, date and place of birth
  • The address of your GP Practice
  • A digital photograph of passport quality saved on your device ready to upload (jpeg, png or gif)
  • Credit or debit card details to make a payment
  • For firearms applications only:
    • Details of your good reason to possess firearms as per guidance notes 19 & 20
Other ways to apply for a grant or renewal