Always allow enough time for a renewal or change to be processed before a certificate expires or becomes invalid.
Shotgun certificate applications
Whether you are applying for a new certificate or renewal of an existing certificate, please download, complete and return Form 201.
Returning your application
BCH Firearms and Explosives Licensing Department
Hertfordshire Constabulary Headquarters
Welwyn Garden City
Shotgun certificate application fees
Fees and charges for all shotgun application types including renewals, transfers and amendments are detailed below. Payments should be made via cheque or postal order, made payable to;
- Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire
Lost or destroyed shotgun certificate
Shotgun certificates that have been lost or destroyed can be replaced. Please contact us to arrange a replacement certificate.
Any firearms related applications, renewals or change notifications are usually processed within six weeks.
Change of address notifications are generally completed and certificates returned within 4-6 weeks.