How to apply for a firearm, shotgun or explosives certificate
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.
Please allow additional time for your renewal applications
We are currently experiencing a period of high demand, so please allow twelve weeks for your renewal application to be processed.
Metropolitan Police Firearms Enquiry Team (FET) Empress State Building 21st Floor Lillie Road London SW6 1TR
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What happens next?
Unless we need to ask you about any details in your form we won't need to contact you in order to process your notification, so please keep a copy of your email or paperwork (and proof of postage) for your records.