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.
Add a place of business to a current dealer certificate
How do I apply?
Adding a permanent place of business: if you need to add a permanent place of business within the same police force jurisdiction as your existing place(s) of business you'll need to supply the information required in the 116A form. There will be no fee.
Adding a temporary place of business: if you need to add a temporary place of business (including exhibitions, fairs etc) in another police force jurisdiction you'll need to register with that force, using form 116A. In some cases there will be a fee of £13.