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Application form(s) are available online and can be completed on your computer.  Please make sure you complete all the boxes indicated.  You will need to print and sign the application form before forwarding it to the below address. A checklist is downloadable to ensure that your application is complete before sending.


*Please Note - It is essential you read the accompanying notes for any application. An incomplete form will delay your application process*

 

Firearms and Explosives Licensing Department
Harpenden Police Station
15 Vaughan Road,
Harpenden
Hertfordshire
AL5 4GZ

 

Forms are available in PDF format and have been reproduced with the permission of the Home Office.


SHOTGUN / Firearm Certificate GRANT/RENEWAL

 

  Shotgun GRANT/RENEWAL Firearm GRANT/RENEWAL Coterminous GRANT/RENEWAL
Application Form Form 201 Form 201 Form 201
Checklist Checklist form Checklist form Checklist form
Land/Club Form Not Applicable Form BH1 Form BH1

Select and download the relevant forms:

APPLICATION FORM 201: Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form AND CHECKLIST FORM: Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

 

LAND/CLUB FORM: Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

 

FEE: See Fees and Charges section for further information


Firearm Variation

 

APPLICATION FORM 202: Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

 

FEE: See Fees and Charges section for further information

Please include your Firearm certificate when applying for a variation


Explosive Renewal/Grant

 

The Explosives Regulations 2014 came into force on 1 October 2014, and the Approved Code of Practice to the Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations 2005 has been withdrawn.  From 1 October 2014 when the Explosives Regulations 2014 come into effect, the guidance in L150 will apply, a free download is available on the Web Link HSE website.


The new forms are as follows:

 

APPLICATION OF AN EXPLOSIVE CERTIFICATE FOR USE IN FIREARMS OR SHOTGUNS OR FOR BLACKPOWDER FOR RE-ENACTMENT PURPOSES
EXPLOSIVE ER/4A: Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

 

APPLICATION FOR THE RENEWAL OF AN EXPLOSIVE CERTIFICATE FOR BLACKPOWDER TO BE USED IN FIREARMS
EXPLOSIVE ER/4B: Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

 

APPLICATION FOR AN EXPLOSIVE CERTIFICATE FOR ANY CERTFIED EXPLOSIVE OTHER THAN BLACKPOWDER
EXPLOSIVE ER/4: Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

 

DECLARATION OF PERSONS LETTER Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

 

LICENSED STORE EXPLOSIVE ER/2: Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

 

EXPLOSIVE STORAGE ADVICE NOTE: Download Adobe PDF Document Download Advice Note

 

FEE: If there is a fee associated with your Explosive application you will be advised when contacted by the Senior Firearms Enquiry Officer


Visitors Permit Renewal/Grant

 

APPLICATION FORM: Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form


Section 11(6) Authority

 

APPLICATION FORM:  Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

GUIDANCE NOTES:  Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form


DEALER Renewal/Grant

 

APPLICATION FORM: Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form

OTHER PLACE OF BUSINESS APPLICATION FORM Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form


Notification of Firearms and Shotguns Transactions

 

You will need to complete the following form:

 

Download Adobe PDF Document Download Form