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Application Type Form Fee Payment Link
Firearm Grant Please complete this form £88.00 Firearm Grant Payment
Firearm Renewal Please complete this form £62.00 Firearm Renewal payment
Firearm Variation Please complete this form £20.00 Firearm Variation Payment
Shotgun Grant Please complete this form £79.50 Shotgun Grant Payment
Shotgun Renewal Please complete this form £49.00 Shotgun Renewal Payment
Co-Terminous Grant Please complete this form £90.00 Co-Terminous Grant Payment
Co-Terminous Firearm Grant and Shotgun Renewal Please complete this form £90.00 Co-Terminous Firearm Grant and Shotgun Renewal Payment
Co-Terminous Firearm Renewal and Shotgun Grant Please complete this form £90.00 Co-Terminous Firearm Renewal and Shotgun Grant Payment
Co-Terminous Renewal Please complete this form £65.00 Co-Terminous Renewal Payment
Replacement Certificate Please complete this form £4.00 Apply for a replacement certificate
RFD – Initial Registration Please complete this form £200.00 RFD – Initial Registration Payment
RFD – Triennial Renewal Please complete this form £200.00 RFD – Triennial Renewal Payment
Additional place of business certificate Please complete this form £12.00 Additional place of business certificate Payment
Application Type Form Fee Payment Link
Individual Visitors Permit Please complete this form £20 Per Person Individual Visitors Permit Payment
Group Visitors Permit Please complete this form £100.00 Group Visitors Permit Payment

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Medical Verification Reports

Nottinghamshire Police now require a GP Verification Report to assist with the enquiries of Firearms Licensing for grants and renewals of Firearm or Shotgun certificates or Registered Firearms Dealerships.

You should submit your Medical Verification to your GP before sending an application for renewal. Please note due to COVID-19, expect a turnover of up to 12 weeks for the completed Medical Verification. It is the responsibility of the license holder to enquire the status of the medical verification, with their GP.

Please note: no applications will be finalised without this Verification Report.

Firearms Licence - Good Reason

An applicant for a firearm certificate needs to demonstrate "good reason" for the weapons requested. In the case of target shooting, "good reason" can only be satisfied by the applicant being a full and active member of a Home Office approved club (probationary membership is not acceptable), and the club must be approved for the use of the firearms requested in the application. In the case of shooting on land, the applicant must provide primary land that is suitable for all calibres requested and the land has been passed as suitable by the force area in which it is situated.

Please do not apply for a firearms certificate unless you have good reason, any applications received which do not meet the Home office criteria will be refused.

Please complete the Form for Good Reason if you are applying for a Firearms Certificate.

Please email your completed form to: Firearmsapplications@nottinghamshire.pnn.police.uk

For queries, please email: hqcj.firearms@nottinghamshire.pnn.police.uk

Applications for Home Office Approved Shooting Clubs

Following the successful pilot project for online shooting clubs, all applications for approval (new or renewal) should be submitted directly to the Home Office, via the web portal, from Monday 11 June 2018. This applies to all clubs in England and Wales. Applications will only be accepted by the Home Office, and should no longer be sent directly to the police.

Once you have submitted your application, the Home Office will review it and pass it to the local police force, who will then make enquiries before sending the application back to the Home Office. If you do not provide sufficient information or supporting evidence, the Home Office may reject your application and invite you to resubmit it.

Before applying you must ensure that you fulfil the criteria as set out in the Home Office Clubs’ Criteria leaflet

Renewals cost £84 and are valid for 6 years. You should apply to renew your approval at least 3 months before it’s due to expire.