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Firearms Licensing

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From the 1st October until 31st December 2020 Nottinghamshire Firearms Licensing are only able to accept renewal applications. Grant, Variations or incomplete applications will be returned to you.

Applying For or Renewing a Certificate

Application forms are available from the link at the bottom of this page, but before you begin to download and complete forms, you must read this important guidance:

  1. Certificate holders are responsible for their own renewals and must allow adequate time (we recommend at least 8 weeks) to apply for a certificate, you will receive notification that your certificate is about to expire approximately 17 weeks before
  2. Application forms can be downloaded on the link below or are available from the Firearms Licensing Unit
Firearms Licensing Fees  
Firearm certificate (Grant) £88
Firearm certificate (Renewal) £62
Coterminous Grant £90
Shotgun certificate (Grant) £79.50
Shotgun certificate (Renewal) £49
Coterminous Renewal £65

For information regarding other fees please see https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/circular-0072015-the-firearms-variation-of-fees-order-2015

The Firearms Licensing Department is currently experiencing a high volume of applications and as such delays are inevitable. The Licensing Department will strive to ensure your renewal is granted prior to the expiry date of your certificate and would request that your renewal paperwork is received at the earliest opportunity.

Download an Application Form

Firearms Licensing Department Contact Details

Telephone: 101 Ext 318 0865

Email: hqcj.firearms@nottinghamshire.pnn.police.uk

Firearms Licensing Department
Nottinghamshire Police HQ
Sherwood Lodge


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