European firearms requirements from 1 January 2021

UK residents will no longer be able to use a European Firearms Pass.

The UK has left the EU

This page tells you what you'll need to do from 1 January 2021. It'll be updated if anything changes.

You can also read about the transition period.



UK residents who want to travel to the EU with their firearms or shotguns will no longer be able to apply for a European Firearms Pass (EFP) from 1 January 2021.

Published 13 September 2018
Last updated 30 October 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated to remove Welsh translation

  2. Updated to add Welsh language translation

  3. Guidance updated.

  4. Updated to add Welsh translation

  5. Technical notice amended

  6. First published.