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Firearms Application Forms

New Application Forms

New forms to replace the current Shotgun and Firearms and Referee Forms commenced on 12 January 2018.

The form 201 encompasses the Shotgun, Firearm and Referee form on a single application and 201a provides guidance. New forms to replace the current Shotgun and Firearms and Referee Forms will commence on 12 January 2018.

  • Application for Firearms and Shotgun Certificate
  • Variation Form
  • Application Form Notes
  • Visitors Firearm Application Form
  • Shotgun and Firearms grant GP letter

COER Explosives

  • Application for an Explosives Certificate ER4
  • Application for a Storage Licence under the Explosives Regulations ER2
  • Application for an Explosives Certificate ER 4a
  • Application for Renewal of an Explosive Certificate for Blackpowder to be used in Firearms ER 4b

Additional Forms

  • Transfer of Weapon Form
  • Current Fees
  • Authorisation to Shoot Over Land
  • Security of Explosives

Firearms Licence – Good Reason

An applicant for a firearm certificate needs to demonstrate “good reason” for the weapons requested. In the case of target shooting, “good reason” can only be satisfied by the applicant being a full and active member of a Home Office approved club (probationary membership is not acceptable), and the club must be approved for the use of the firearms requested in the application.

Please complete the Form for Good Reason if you are applying for a Firearms Certificate.

Once completed, please forward your application direct to the following address:

Firearms & Explosives Licensing Unit
P.O. Box 77
Hutton
Preston
PR4 5SB

Other pages in this section

  • Firearm and Shotgun Security
  • Firearm and Shotgun information
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contacting Firearms Licensing
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
Tweets by @lancspolice

Online Reporting

Lancashire Constabulary provides a number of online services which can be accessed directly from this site, click on one of the links below to take you to our secure online reporting facility;

  • Report an incident or crime
  • Report lost or found property
  • Contact a member of staff
  • Apply for police jobs
  • Make a complaint
  • Say thank you

You can also watch a short video about online reporting on our YouTube channel.

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Lancashire Constabulary

  1. Home
  2. Contact Us
  3. Firearms Licensing
  4. Firearms Application Forms

Firearms Application Forms

New Application Forms

New forms to replace the current Shotgun and Firearms and Referee Forms commenced on 12 January 2018.

The form 201 encompasses the Shotgun, Firearm and Referee form on a single application and 201a provides guidance. New forms to replace the current Shotgun and Firearms and Referee Forms will commence on 12 January 2018.

  • Application for Firearms and Shotgun Certificate
  • Variation Form
  • Application Form Notes
  • Visitors Firearm Application Form
  • Shotgun and Firearms grant GP letter

COER Explosives

  • Application for an Explosives Certificate ER4
  • Application for a Storage Licence under the Explosives Regulations ER2
  • Application for an Explosives Certificate ER 4a
  • Application for Renewal of an Explosive Certificate for Blackpowder to be used in Firearms ER 4b

Additional Forms

  • Transfer of Weapon Form
  • Current Fees
  • Authorisation to Shoot Over Land
  • Security of Explosives

Firearms Licence – Good Reason

An applicant for a firearm certificate needs to demonstrate “good reason” for the weapons requested. In the case of target shooting, “good reason” can only be satisfied by the applicant being a full and active member of a Home Office approved club (probationary membership is not acceptable), and the club must be approved for the use of the firearms requested in the application.

Please complete the Form for Good Reason if you are applying for a Firearms Certificate.

Once completed, please forward your application direct to the following address:

Firearms & Explosives Licensing Unit
P.O. Box 77
Hutton
Preston
PR4 5SB

Other pages in this section

  • Firearm and Shotgun Security
  • Firearm and Shotgun information
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contacting Firearms Licensing
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
Tweets by @lancspolice

Online Reporting

Lancashire Constabulary provides a number of online services which can be accessed directly from this site, click on one of the links below to take you to our secure online reporting facility;

  • Report an incident or crime
  • Report lost or found property
  • Contact a member of staff
  • Apply for police jobs
  • Make a complaint
  • Say thank you

You can also watch a short video about online reporting on our YouTube channel.

Crimestoppers

Csnew2012eps

Ask The Police

Ask The Police