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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Register for or renew a firearms dealer certificate as a company

How do I apply?

Step 1: Download the firearms dealer registration form (Form 116).

Step 2: Complete parts B, C, D, E, F and G.

The person making the application, as shown in Part C, will need these details:

  • your home addresses from the last five years
  • your previous dealer certificate details (if applicable)
  • details of all 'servants' of your dealership
  • details of any relevant medical conditions that have ever been diagnosed, or for which you have received treatment
  • details of your doctor (GP)


Step 3:
Post your completed form and cheque (payable to West Mercia PCC) to:

Firearms Licensing Unit
Malvern Police Station
Victoria Road
Malvern
WR14 2TE

How much does it cost?

It costs £200.


What happens after I apply?

We'll get in touch as quickly as possible if we have any questions about your application or need to ask for more information.