The Firearms Licensing Department offers advice on matters
relating on Shotguns, Firearms and Explosives Certification.
Our policy is based on ensuring that Public
Safety is not jeopardised and that all applications are dealt with
on a fair and equal basis.
Shotgun renewal application letters give
alternative ways of acquiring an application form as well as a list
of the criteria needed for countersignatures. They are sent out
within 12 weeks of the expiring certificate date. We also enclose a
checklist to assist with the application.
Co-Terminus and Firearm renewal application
letters are sent within 12 weeks of the expiring certificates.
Please remember to submit your Land Permission Letters, and any
Club membership details with your application on renewal.
We request that renewal applications are
submitted to the below address by post within at least 6 weeks of
the certificate expiry date to enable us to process the application
before the expiry date.
This is providing all the details have been
entered correctly or the application will be returned to the
applicant for amendments which will delay the process.
Please remember to submit your expiring certificate on
It is an offence to possess a firearm
or shotgun without a current certificate
Please note that as from the
01.12.13 the application forms for Shotgun and Firearms Renewals
and Grants have been revised by the Home
These forms are combined in
new application form 201. There is also a new form for
Variations, form 202. Please refer to Guidance Notices
form 202 before completing these forms.
The old forms CID135, CID 137
and CID 138 will NOT be accepted by North Wales Police after the
Firearms Licensing DepartmentNorth Wales
PO BOX 100
01745 539394 (10:00 - 14:00 Monday to Friday)
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