Application Forms

Firearms and Explosives Licensing

Application form(s) are available online and can be completed on your computer. Please make sure you complete all the boxes indicated. You will need to print and sign the application form before forwarding it to the below address.

*Please Note - It is essential you read the accompanying notes for any application. An incomplete form will delay your application process*

Firearms and Explosives Licensing Department
Police Headquarters
Hinchingbrooke Park
Huntingdon
Cambridgeshire
PE29 6NP

Forms are available in PDF format and have been reproduced with the permission of the Home Office.


SHOTGUN / Firearm Certificate GRANT/RENEWAL


  Shotgun GRANT/RENEWAL Firearm GRANT/RENEWAL Coterminous GRANT/RENEWAL
Application Form Form 201 Form 201 Form 201
Application Check List Check List Check List Check List
Land/Club Form Not Applicable Land/club form Land/club form

Select and download the relevant forms:

FEE: See Fees and Charges section for further information


Firearm Variation

APPLICATION FORM 201V: Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

FEE: See Fees and Charges section for further information

Please include your Firearm certificate when applying for a variation


Explosive Renewal/Grant

The Explosives Regulations 2014 came into force on 1 October 2014. The guidance in relation to all aspects of these regulations can be found in Guidance Document L150, a free download is available on the Web Link HSE website.

The new forms are as follows:

APPLICATION OF AN EXPLOSIVE CERTIFICATE FOR USE IN FIREARMS OR SHOTGUNS OR FOR BLACKPOWDER FOR RE-ENACTMENT PURPOSES
EXPLOSIVE ER/4A:Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

APPLICATION FOR THE RENEWAL OF AN EXPLOSIVE CERTIFICATE FOR BLACKPOWDER TO BE USED IN FIREARMS
EXPLOSIVE ER/4B:Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

APPLICATION FOR AN EXPLOSIVE CERTIFICATE FOR ANY CERTFIED EXPLOSIVE OTHER THAN BLACKPOWDER
EXPLOSIVE ER/4:Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

DECLARATION OF PERSONS LETTER Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

LICENSED STORE EXPLOSIVE ER/2:Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

EXPLOSIVE STORAGE ADVICE NOTE: Download Adobe PDF Document Download Advice Note

FEE: If there is a fee associated with your Explosive application you will be advised when contacted by the Senior Firearms Enquiry Officer


Visitors Permit Renewal/Grant

APPLICATIONFORM: Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form


Section 11(6) Authority

APPLICATION FORM:Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

GUIDANCE NOTES:Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form


DEALER Renewal/Grant

APPLICATION FORM: Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

OTHER PLACE OF BUSINESS APPLICATION FORM Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form


Notification of Firearms and Shotguns Transactions

You will need to complete the following form:

Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

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