This series brings together firearms guidance and application forms.

This collection contains information about:

  • how to apply for firearms certificates
  • firearms law
  • firearms safety

It also includes statistics that show the number of firearms and shotgun certificates in England and Wales.

Firearms law

  1. Firearms licensing law 2016

    • Guidance
  2. Firearms licensing

    • Detailed guide
  3. Deactivated firearms: Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2403

    • Guidance
  4. Air gun owners: legislation

    • Guidance
  5. Bringing a gun or an offensive weapon into the UK

    • Guidance
  6. Adapting shotgun magazines and deactivating firearms

    • Guidance

Firearms safety

  1. Firearms security handbook

    • Guidance
  2. Firearms security: a brief guide

    • Guidance
  3. Safe handling of air guns

    • Guidance