COVID-19 Update – 05/10/2020
Due to the pandemic, we are unable to process grant applications. Please see the News section for further details.
Paying Online – 12/08/2020
With effect 12/08/2020, you may also pay your fee using an online payment direct from your bank account. Please see the Fees section below.
Applying for Firearms
Click here: to download firearm and shotgun application forms
Click here: for fees applicable to grants or renewals from 6th April 2015
Click here: for firearms information and guidance
Click here: for latest firearms news
Contact the Firearms Licensing department:
Firearms Licensing Unit
In Person: Follow signs at Carleton Hall, Mon–Fri 08:30–16:30
If you have any firearms or ammunition that you do not wish to keep, you can hand them into your local Police station free of charge. More information click here.
Please contact us from the above channels in the first instance and if you have issues getting the response you need then contact us by:
Fax: 0330 124 0977
Tel: 0330 124 0941 (voicemail out of office hours)