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Apply for a shotgun certificate

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.

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
Shotgun applications fees and charges
Shotgun application typeValid forCost
Grant a shotgun certificate 5 years £79.50
Renewal of a shotgun certificate 5 years £49
Replacement shotgun certificate  5 years £4

Returning your application

BCH Firearms and Explosives Licensing Department
Hertfordshire Constabulary Headquarters
Stanborough Road
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL8 6XF

Lost or destroyed shotgun certificate

Shotgun certificates that have been lost or destroyed can be replaced. Please contact us to arrange a replacement certificate.

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