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.

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Apply for a certificate to possess less than 15kg of explosives for use in a re-enactment

We are temporarily unable to process any new applications for the grant of explosives certificates.

This is due to home visits no longer being possible, following government guidance on the need for social distancing.

Please only contact us online if your query is urgent or necessary.