Find out below how to apply for or renew a firearm, shotgun or explosives certificate. Whether you’re a firearm owner, firearm dealer, shooting club member or planning to travel with firearms, answer a few quick questions and we’ll guide you to the right form and everything you need to complete it.

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Add a place of business to a current dealer certificate

How do I apply?

Step 1: Download and complete the Notification by a Registered Firearms Dealer of a Place of Business Not Already Entered in the Register form (Form 116A).

You'll need these details:

  • your current certificate number
  • address of the new business


Step 2: Post your completed form and cheque to:

Firearms Licensing Department
Thames Valley Police HQ
Oxford Road
Kidlington 
OX5 2NX

 

How much does it cost?

It's free to apply.


What happens after I apply?

We'll get in touch as quickly as possible if we have any questions about your application or need to ask for more information.